Abortion/Pre-Born

Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Stepping Up to Defend Life

Pro-life apologist Scott Klusendorf gives a compelling and logical defense for the value of pre-born life, and encourages listeners to be equipped and ready to share the truth about abortion to a world that desperately needs to hear it.

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Do You See What I See?

Article

The Differences Between 2D, 3D, and 4D Ultrasounds Explained

Focus on the Family

While trained medical professionals have become adept at recognizing features of the developing fetus in 2D, parents are better able to visualize the baby with the advent of 3D and 4D ultrasonography.

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Pregnant woman holding an ultrasound on her cell phone while her partner stands behind

Article

Abortion is Not a ‘Viable’ Option

Dr. Lainna Callentine

An abortion is now legal at any point in some states if the baby is not considered viable. But what does “viable” mean, and who’s in charge of defining the term?

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Declaration for Life

Article

Take Action Now: Sign the Declaration for Life

Focus on the Family

Be a voice for the pre-born and the sanctity of all human life.

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Focus on the Family Minute

Episode

Can I Kill This?

Scott Klusendorf offers a compelling perspective about the value of life. Listen to the full program here.

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Protecting Babies at Every Stage of Life

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse discusses the ramifications of recent late-term abortion legislation and explains how listeners can stand against it and defend the sanctity of human life.

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Kymberlee and her daughter Amber

Article

A Desperate Prayer

Thomas Jeffries

When Kymberlee made a stand for life, she faced a scary and uncertain future

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Focus on the Family Minute

Episode

I Can't Kill Two Babies

Greta Henry shares a remarkable story from the pregnancy resource center she facilitates. Listen to the full program here.

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Reaching Women in Crisis

Greta Henry, the director of a pregnancy resource center in Illinois, shares inspiring stories of how centers like hers are changing the minds of abortion-seeking moms and saving pre-born babies' lives. Rain Pierce joins the conversation to tell her dramatic story of past domestic violence, drug abuse and God's redemptive power in her life.

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A woman stands outside a gate that leads to a church entrance; viewed from behind, she rests her hands on the spikes of the gate

Article

Unplanned Pregnancies: How Should the Church Respond?

Amy Ford

The availability of church-based support groups for women with unplanned pregnancies, as well as strong partnerships with local pregnancy centers, can provide the hope that a young woman needs in order to choose life.

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Paperdoll cutout of different people, symbolizing physical differences. The first figure, for example, is a person in a wheelchair, the second has a leg missing.

Article

I Used to be Anti-Abortion … Now I’m Pro-Life

Natalie Maxwell

Being pro-life is more than a bumper sticker or a picket sign. Being pro-life isn’t just about the words we say or the box we check on a ballot. Being pro-life is a way of life.

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Participants travel down Constitution Ave, NW in the March for Life

Article

Why We’ll March for Life in 2019

Don Morgan

The sanctity of human life has long been a core tenet of Focus on the Family’s identity. We’ll have a team at the 2019 March for Life because we’re passionate about speaking up for vulnerable preborn babies and promoting a culture of life.

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Sad woman Sitting In Empty Nursery hugging teddy

Series

Moving Forward After a Miscarriage or Stillbirth: Healing Your Broken Heart

When you lose a baby during pregnancy, not only do you have to accept the fact that you’re not going to bring your baby home, but you also have to deal with massive hormone shifts and unpredictable emotions that hit you like a wave you never saw coming.

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Article

Don’t Deny Your Grief

Pam Vredevelt

It’s hard to see it through the pain of losing a baby, but denying or glossing over your grief doesn’t allow you to remember him or her with love. It doesn’t help you become the courageous, confident and healthy woman you truly want to be.

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Article

Inviting God Into Your Pain

Pam Vredevelt

The loss of your baby tests your faith. When all you can see is your grief, it’s easy to lose sight of God. Will you invite Him to join you in your deepest pain?

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Sad woman Sitting In Empty Nursery hugging teddy

Article

Healing Your Broken Heart After a Miscarriage

Pam Vredevelt

When you lose a baby during pregnancy, not only do you have to accept the fact that you’re not going to bring your baby home, but you also have to deal with massive hormone shifts and unpredictable emotions that hit you like a wave you never saw coming.

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A closeup of a woman's hand writing with a pen in a journal

Article

A Letter to Chloe: Processing Your Grief After a Miscarriage

Pam Vredevelt

The grief of a pregnancy loss can challenge the deepest sense of who you are, your connection with others, with life and with God. My daughter and I have discovered that processing our pain in writing helps ease the hurt.

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Woman looking sad

Article

Facing an Unplanned Pregnancy When You’re Married

Lisa Brock

“Honey, I’m pregnant.” Adding a child to your family is stressful even when you plan the pregnancy. Making the transition when a baby wasn't expected can be even tougher.

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Smiling doctor with arms folded standing in front of his colleagues

Article

10 Ways Physicians can Assist a Local Pregnancy Medical Clinic in Making an Impact for Life

Focus on the Family

From a simple visit to regular volunteering your time, there are plenty of ways pro-life physicians can support local pregnancy centers in their life-saving mission.

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Sad man looking downward

Article

Men: Moving Past the Pain of Abortion

Shana Schutte

Women aren't alone in dealing with the guilt and grief that follows an abortion.

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Clinician making an ultrasound examination to pregnant woman

Article

Unplanned Pregnancy: Help at the Point of Need

Focus on the Family

When a young woman faces an unintended pregnancy, one of the ways God often meets her needs – in fact, the most common way – is through His people.

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Pregnant woman meeting with a doctor

Series

A Life-Limiting Diagnosis During Pregnancy

We learned to walk through an adverse pregnancy diagnosis when a routine ultrasound revealed that our baby girl had a fatal disorder.

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Pregnant woman meeting with a doctor

Article

A Life-Limiting Diagnosis During Pregnancy: A Mother’s Perspective

Laura Huene

We learned to walk through an adverse pregnancy diagnosis when a routine ultrasound revealed that our baby girl had a fatal disorder.

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Pregnant woman looking at an ultrasound picture

Article

Feeling Alone

Laura Huene

As word spreads about our family’s situation, we find that people do not know what to say to someone carrying a baby who is going to die.

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