Abortion/Pre-Born

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

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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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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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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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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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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Article

Survey: Women Go Silently From Church to Abortion Clinic

Lisa Cannon Green

Distrust of the church’s response to an unplanned pregnancy is widespread. Many women believe church members are more likely to gossip about a woman considering an abortion than to help her understand her options.

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Pastor preaching from Bible

Article

Five Fears That Keep Pastors From Preaching About Abortion

Mark Campbell

Many pastors are unwilling to engage the issue of abortion from the pulpit. The result is that these pastors abandon their congregations on this issue, leaving the narrative to be written by the world.

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Article

Reconnecting With the Mother Who Tried to Abort Me

Melissa Ohden

Melissa Ohden was 14 when she discovered she was the survivor of a botched abortion. Learning the truth was a horrific, live-changing experience, but today Melissa appreciates who God made her to be – survivor and all.

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Abortion and Poverty

Financial questions are often a leading concern for women facing an unplanned pregnancy, but a woman’s decision to carry her baby to term is rarely determined solely by her economic situation.

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Students for Life attending a March for Life rally in 2018. 2nd to the right is Autumn Lindsey, student spokesperson

Article

Students for Life: Making a Difference on America’s College Campuses

Dawn Vargo

Culture is shaped by the young, and most worldviews are challenged and formed at the high school and college level. That’s why, in their mission to make abortion unthinkable, Students for Life is reaching out to America’s youth.

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Article

Marching for Life 2018: Love Saves Lives

Jeanne Mancini

The annual March for Life is an event that brings together the entire pro-life community – all working to see a time when abortion is unthinkable.

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Lisa and her daughter

Article

Choosing Life: Changed by a Heartbeat

Thomas Jeffries

Her mind was made up — until she saw the ultrasound image.

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Grieving woman

Series

Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Every year, millions of expectant parents the world over face either miscarriage or a fatal prenatal diagnosis that results in the death of their child.

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Determined Young Woman Sits With Red Tape Over Her Mouth. The word LIFE is printed on the tape.

Article

Students Bear Silent Witness to Life

Matt Kaufman

On the third Tuesday in October, pro-life students observe a vow of silence to stand with the millions of children who’ve fallen victim to abortion.

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Series

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders occur when a woman drinks alcohol during pregnancy. But how much is too much?

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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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Series

Speaking Up to Defend Life

You don’t need a graduate degree to defend the pro-life position. And you can do it effectively in one minute or less.

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Series

Embracing Hope After a Miscarriage

We want to help you embrace hope as you do the hard work of grieving in the painful aftermath of miscarriage.

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Article

Teaching My Children the Sanctity of Life

Eric Christiansen

Helping children understand that the sanctity of human life isn't just about valuing people at the beginning and end of their lives – but also every day in between.

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Article

Jaxon: The Boy Who Wasn’t Supposed to Live

Brandon and Brittany Buell

Despite an adverse diagnosis in pregnancy, Jaxon’s parents chose to give their son the gift of life. His story is helping to change hearts and minds around the world.

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Article

See the Powerful Story of a Woman Who Survived Being Aborted

Jake Roberson

"I wasn’t intended to be born alive."

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Article

When Pregnancy is a Paralyzing Prospect (A Story of God’s Grace)

Yvette Maher

Yvette Maher was young and carefree — looking for love but only experiencing pain. Then a fateful phone call plunged her life into deeper despair.

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