Jesus and Mary share an organ?

7 12 2018

I was recently caught by an article on aletia.org titled, “Do you know that Mary and Jesus shared an organ? “

Intrigued, I began reading.

Yes, Mary and Jesus literally share an organ! The PLACENTA!

Have you ever thought about the placenta — what it meant to Jesus and Mary, and what it means to us? asks Anna O’Neil, the author.

Quick refresher, if you’re foggy on what a placenta is and does: It’s the organ that connects an unborn baby with his mother. The baby’s umbilical cord attaches to the placenta, and the mother’s body sends oxygen and nutrients through it to the baby. It also filters waste out of the baby’s blood, regulates the temperature of his environment, and produces the hormones that make the pregnancy possible.

Here’s the best part, though the placenta is an organ that the mother and baby build together. We can’t say the mother’s placenta belongs to her in the same way that her womb is hers; the placenta belongs to mother and child both. Part of it is built by her body, and part by the baby’s body, but it’s one single organ — with both of their DNA.

So Mary didn’t only carry Jesus in her womb during those months leading up to Christmas day. She and he were actually attached — by a human organ that belonged to them both.

Later, when Jesus was preaching, somebody calls out to him, “Blessed is the womb that bore you and the breasts at which you nursed!” Luke tells us that Jesus answered: “On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God and observe it.”

Here is a God who wants to be so close to us that he became man — not just showing up out of the blue as an adult, but growing inside of his mother’s womb, sharing an organ with her, letting their two bodies be so intimately united — and now he says to us that those who hear the word of God and observe it can be united with him like his own, immaculate mother was.

We’re not immaculate, but that’s not the point. Jesus wants to share his life with us. We talk like he just wants proximity. He wants more. We talk about bringing Jesus into our life, making room for him in the inn, remembering him through the season, and all of that is good. But Jesus wants to be closer.

Jesus started his human life as every life starts, burrowed into the lining of his mother’s uterus. As he grew, their bodies worked together, God’s body and her immaculate one, building the placenta that attached them until he was ready to be born.

Some of us are mothers, and we remember sharing our body with our children. But all of us have mothers, and even though we don’t remember it, we began our lives connected to them in the most intimate way imaginable. If you’ve ever doubted that Jesus truly wants to be with you, remember that the unity in which your own life began is only a shadow of the unity that Jesus is hoping to have with you.

Worth keeping in mind this Christmas





Grandpa Paid to Abort Pretty Girl: Brooke Shields

23 11 2018

In a world gone mad, it’s not uncommon for parents to pay for their children to terminate an unwanted pregnancy. The recent revelation by superstar, Brooke Shields that her grandfather paid her mom to terminate her is insane.

According to Life news.com, Shields writes in her book that, when her mother became pregnant, her boyfriend did not appear ready to assume the role of father. He told his own Dad, who in turn, decided to convince her mother to “terminate the pregnancy.” Her grandfather explained to her mother how an out-of-wedlock birth could jeopardize her father’s standing on the “Social Registry.” Her granddad even went so far as to give her mother money for the abortion (This was pre-Roe v. Wade).
Instead of visiting an abortionist, her mother went to an antique store and used the money to buy a coffee table.

Shields remarks that the table ironically became a favorite of hers, which she used to pull herself up from the floor as a toddler.

She writes, “The table saved my life and helped me to stand.”

It is hard to imagine the pop culture landscape without Brooke Shields. To think someone of such beauty and grace could have had her life ended before birth is so mind-boggling. Shields is a mother herself, so an entire family could easily have been swept away if her mother had chosen to cave into pressure and abort.

How many stars have been lost to abortion? You might think it’s impossible to count, but actually the number is more than 56 million. For every child who is aborted is a star in God’s galaxy—every single life has value and dignity.

We now just have one more beautiful face to remember as we contemplate the thin line between life and death in our world today.

To every, parent or grandparent who has a granddaughter pregnant out of wedlock or a son who has got some girl pregnant out of wedlock: that, pregnancy… that child may be the greatest blessing and support in your old age. Help her keep it and find out.





Why it is Lethal To Grow Old In The Netherlands

28 08 2018

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There was a time it was believed that rich countries have the most humane laws. Not anymore. Last week, a female doctor was formally cleared by the Netherlands medical board for killing a 74 year old woman with dementia on the grounds that she acted in good faith.

Euthanasia or medically assisted suicide is legal in Netherlands, and anyone who so wishes can request and be helped to die. It was reported that the woman sometimes requested for it, and sometimes did not.

The doctor got tired of the waiting and decided to do it. She had made all the arrangements, paid all the right people.  But according to the telegraph.co.uk, when the day came, the old woman refused to take a cup of coffee containing a sedative that would put her to sleep so that they could kill her. In fact she fought desperately not to be killed and the doctor had to ask her husband and daughter to hold her down so she could insert a drip containing the lethal injection.

When the incident came to light, social media shrills spurred the medical board of the Netherlands to investigate the incident and just recently released a report clearing the doctor of all wrong doing, and proclaiming that she acted on “compassionate” grounds.

Really?

Who would push a woman off a cliff edge out of compassion?

As mother Angelica, founder of the Eternal Word Television said, “The greatest tragedy of this world is misdirected compassion.” There was a time true compassion was about doing good to others. Now compassion is a euphemism for masking violent and selfish acts.

The doctor’s actions were still not as treacherous as that of the husband and daughter who actively cooperated in her death.

It is not uncommon that when people get older, they need more attention. This can often be a huge burden to family especially, the children. This is one reason why having lots of children helps. With plenty of siblings to help out, the burden of caring for aged parent is carried on many shoulders. Thus the temptation to put a parent away in a nursing home or to permanently take care of her through euthanasia is reduced. Thankfully, Africans have lots of children and will not easily buy the deceitful ideology of euthanasia nor subscribe to putting their parents in nursing homes.  A nursing home no matter how neat or decent, is never truly a home where familiar faces and things deeply loved are ever present. I recently read an article about a particular nursing home where most of the inmates spend the whole day looking at the entrance door, hoping for the arrival of a beloved child or spouse.

When children begin to kill their parents to free themselves from the responsibility of caring for them, then something is wrong with society.

That’s why I was so moved when someone sent me the video below, of a man caring his old and invalid Dad.

A compassion that seeks to eliminate not just suffering but truth as well is no compassion at all but cowardice. By killing the sufferer, pain is eliminated at cost of life. How absurd!

I think the real problem is the worship of pleasure, beauty and self indulgence by society. A culture that shies away from anything unpleasant will breed individual ready to kill to escape unpleasant duties.

Parents need to teach their children about the joy of doing thing they find unpleasant.

As St. Josemaria Escriva said, “We shouldn’t think that the only work we can do joyfully is what we find pleasing. We can carry out joyfully—and not reluctantly—what we find hard, what doesn’t please us, if we do it for and with love, and therefore freely.”

This is true compassion. When children take care of their elderly parents at sometime huge personal cost in time and money, they are being truly compassionate.

The Netherlands has handed its most vulnerable citizens the death sentence. Vulnerable people in society: the elderly, the poor, the mentally ill, and the disabled are fast being killed of by a euthanasia law that is spiraled out of control.

Worst, the elderly are suffering intolerably because they know that everyone expects them to kill themselves or risk being seen as selfish. It is a subtle and cruel pressure. The mental anguish is sufficient to destroy anyone. In Africa, the old are still venerable, held in high esteem, and the young yearn to learn from their wisdom and experience.  There is no doubt that the old, infirm and weak, as they are, still have a lot to contribute to society.

Below is a video of Dr. Melisa Friedman, who at 92 yrs old and still contributing meaningfully to society and practicing medicine.

Article by Chinwuba Iyizoba

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Pregnant at 18, girl deos something wonderful

21 04 2018

Kelly Clemente found out she was pregnant when she was 18. She had just finished her first semester of college, and up until then, described herself as your typical “all-American girl.”

She got good grades, was a member of a sorority, and ran on the track team.

When she saw that pregnancy test, “My life is over,” she thought.

“I was like, it doesn’t even matter. Nothing matters anymore,” Kelly told The Daily Signal.

Kelly, unlike most girls her age, was familiar with the implications of an unplanned pregnancy. In high school, she volunteered at HOPE in Northern Virginia, a nonprofit that creates gift baskets for mothers faced with an unplanned pregnancy.

Although she shared compassion for them, Kelly had bought into the stigmas about birth moms. “I’ll never be one of those women,” she thought.

But she was wrong. At 18, Kelly became an unplanned pregnancy statistic. “I was no better than these women that I was creating baskets for,” she said.

After crying and feeling nothing but noise and chaos, Kelly thought of her little sister, who her parents had adopted into their family from Central America.

“I thought of the joy she brought into our family, and for the first moment after hours of crying, I felt calm, and I felt peaceful,” Kelly said. “I knew that I needed to make the decision that my sister’s birth mom had made.”

Kelly would carry her baby to term, and place him—or her—for adoption.

But first, she’d have to tell her parents.

‘Parents’ Worst Nightmare’

Within days upon learning she was pregnant, Kelly had to figure out how to come clean with her parents. “I expected them to be angry,” she said. “Parents’ worst nightmare, right?”

First, she called her mom from school to say she wasn’t feeling well.

“I was concerned enough to go to school to see firsthand what was going on,” Susan Clemente, Kelly’s mom, said.

The two went grocery shopping together, but Kelly avoided sharing the news. Sensing something was wrong, her mom invited Kelly to come back home.

“That entire ride home, I never once told you that I was pregnant,” Kelly said, speaking to her mom about that day. “You told me later that you just knew.”

“I did,” Kelly’s mom replied.

When they got home, they sat on the living room couch and talked so intently that the sun went down without anyone noticing. When her dad, Mark, arrived home from work, he asked, “Why are you all sitting in the dark?”

At that moment, Kelly had to confront one of her biggest fears—telling her dad she was pregnant.

“I could tell something was going on,” he said of the two sitting in the dark.

Almost in the same breath, Kelly broke the news that she was pregnant—and going to place the child for adoption.

Instead of responding with anger or disappointment, Mark told The Daily Signal, “I just remember being so grateful and proud.”

“We’d hoped that we had raised you that way,” her dad said, speaking to Kelly. “So the fact that you didn’t even entertain that thought [abortion], to be honest, it was a very proud moment.”

After that, Kelly moved back in with her parents and set up an appointment with Bethany Christian Services, an organization that facilitates private, faith-based adoptions.

‘Little Treasure’

Walking into Bethany Christian Services, Kelly was expecting “the wrath of God” to be on her.

“I’m going to an adoption agency, and I’m going to be judged,” she said. But when she walked in there, “I never experienced any of that,” she said.

“They showed me what it was like to walk with someone through the hardest time of their life when they are feeling so down on themselves and so alone, they were there.”

Shawn and Dave Hansen were the second couple Kelly and her mom met with in the adoption process.

“It was so obvious that these were the people that would have her little treasure,” her mom told The Daily Signal.

But finding them was the easy part. Kelly was 18, in college, and still pregnant.

‘Where’s My Choice?’

“Being pregnant and being in college is never really a great thing,” Kelly said. “I found out very quickly who my true friends were.”

At one point, she told a friend on her track team that she was pregnant and placing her child for adoption. His response was less than supportive.

“If you don’t get an abortion, I will lose all respect for you,” Kelly remembered him saying.

“I was horrified,” Kelly said. “You call yourself pro-choice, but where’s my choice? It’s my choice to choose adoption.”

Then, two weeks before the birth, Kelly got a phone call from the baby’s father’s best friend informing her the father—Kelly’s boyfriend at the time—wasn’t being faithful.

“I was devastated,” Kelly said. “This is someone I knew for eight years, this is someone I trusted. I’m having his baby. We had conversations about getting married.”

Hearing that news was the second hardest news to take over those nine months, Kelly said. Her entire identity had already been shattered, and her relationship now was, too.

At a low point, Kelly walked out to her parents’ driveway in the middle of the night. She laid down on the road, in the dark, and prayed that a car would come run her over.

“I want to die,” Kelly remembered thinking. “I can’t handle this. This is too much for me.”

At that moment, Kelly said she heard a voice from God telling her to get up. So she did.

“I got up, and I said, ‘OK, I know that this sweet baby did nothing wrong, so I don’t want him to get hurt, so I’m going to have this baby and then I’m going to take my life.’ Because I was so broken, I didn’t think there was any meaning left.”

But then the voice came back and said, “No, I’m not done with you yet.”

“At that moment, I knew that I was loved by a really big God who had a really big heart, that didn’t judge me by my pregnancy and still loved me so much,” Kelly said.

A few weeks later, her water broke, and Kelly gave birth to a healthy baby boy.

‘An Answer to My Prayers’

“Those three days I spent in the hospital, he was mine,” Kelly said of her birth son, Alex. But after those three days, it was time to place Alex with his adoptive parents, Shawn and Dave Hansen.

“I don’t sugarcoat that because it’s real life and I loved this child so much, but I couldn’t give him a father, I couldn’t give him brothers and sisters for a long time, I couldn’t provide him with what felt like anything he deserved.”

She then walked to the hospital chapel, said a prayer for everything to be OK, and at that moment, Dave and Shawn walked in.

“I was like, wow,” Kelly said. “They truly are an answer to my prayers.”

Handing her baby to another family wasn’t going to be easy, even though the family was the living embodiment of her prayers.

“I thought the hardest day of my life would be finding out that I was pregnant,” Kelly said. “It wasn’t.”

“The hardest day of my life was driving away from that hospital without a baby. I had never felt more empty in my life. I was physically empty, and I felt so alone.”

Kelly made a decision that in today’s society, few women do.

In 2014, the latest data available, 18,329 women in the U.S. chose to place their children for adoption. That same year, more than 900,000 women chose abortion. According to the National Council for Adoption, a nonpartisan group that advocates adoption, for every 1,000 abortions and births to unmarried women, there were only 6.9 adoptions.

‘It’s Over Now’

Kelly gave birth in September 2008, and returned to college in January. Much like the pregnancy, the transition back wasn’t easy.

“I remember everybody just telling me over and over again, ‘It’s over now. It’s over. Aren’t you so glad that this is over?’” Kelly said.

But she felt differently.

“I was fine without drinking, I was fine without sleeping around. I had lived a life I was proud of while I was pregnant, and I wanted that to continue but I was feeling so much pressure to just be that fun sorority party girl that I was before my entire life changed. No one seemed to wrap their head around the fact that my entire worldview had been shifted.”

Today, Kelly is 28 years old. She graduated from college and went back to receive a master’s degree in school counseling.

“My heart is for children,” Kelly said. For now, she’s teaching preschool and hopes one day to be either a school counselor or a voice for teen moms and teen birth moms.

“I want them to know that they have value and their life isn’t over. They have their whole life ahead of them.”

She also wants birth moms to know that children placed with adoptive families “are not lacking in love.”

Her son, Kelly said, “not only receives love from his adoptive parents. He receives love from me, he receives love from my parents, there’s so much love to go around.”

Kelly chose to have an open adoption with Alex and his parents, and sees him a couple times every year.

After enjoying time together, Kelly said, “You would think that it would be this emotional thing where I’m so upset that my birth son is going back with his adoptive parents.”

“It’s not,” she said. “It’s this beautiful thing where he’s happy that he’s seen me, I’m happy that I’ve seen him. He knows who is parents are. He knows that I’m not mom. One day I hope to be a mom, but I’m not his mom. I get to be birth mommy.

And that’s OK with me.”





​The world is lying to us and to our children,  says Dr. Hahn

3 09 2017

“Just recently I was listening to this expert therapist on radio,  Dr. Ruth telling a 15yrs old boy who had called in to tell her that he was having sex with his 14 yrs old girlfriend and all she could ask him was, ‘is it safe sex? ‘” 
” I felt like shouting,’ Woman,  tell him to save sex for marriage!!'”

“When he told her that he was using some kind of contraception and she crackled , ” Oh that is so good ‘” 

 “I was like, ‘Woman,  he is a 15yrs old fornicating with a 14 yrs old.” 

“When I was 15,” continued Dr Hahn, “Canbery soup was  good,  not fornication!”   

“When he told her, he was using contraception,  she said that was great!”

” No it’s not, “said Dr. Hahn,  “When I was 14, flakes were great,  not contracepted fornication.” 

“Our kids are being lied to.  Sex isn’t good,  it’s not even great.  IT IS SACRED.” 

With these and many more stories,  Dr. Scott Hahn inspires  us  on how to  build  successful families. 


 “World Congress of Families, 2015”





​The Christian Sword by Fr Don Calloway 

30 08 2017

Las Lajas, Columbia, 16th Century.  A woman and her child sheltering in a cave from a fierce storm soon realized they were not alone.  The child drew her mother’s attention to a presence behind them. A beautiful woman was standing behind looking at them.  Scared, mother and child ran out of cave. 

A few months later, the child died from an inexplicable illness and the mother was convinced that that woman in the cave could restore her child’s life. 

She ran back to the cave with her dead child in her arms. Neighbors, afraid that she had lost her mind went after her. When they reached the cave, behold the dead child was alive! 

When asked how come, she replied that the woman in the cave had raised the child from the dead.”

Curious, the villagers entered the cave and saw a beautiful painting of a woman carrying a child in her arm. The painting was on the cave wall. 

Someone tried to scratch the painting but the paint would not come off. The entire painting was solid rock. Studies showed that no paint pigments was used, only rock!

This rock image is venerated today in Columbia as Neustra senora de Las Lajas 

With these and many more amazing true life stories, Fr. Don Calloway explains how heaven has given us a sword to fight all evils. This video is worth every minute of your time 





Top Wall-street Female Exec with a six figure salary, resigns to join the Catholic Church

28 08 2017

Carolyn’s husband was a violent man who loved money, jet aircraft and champagne more than anything. He pushed her to work ever harder, flying into a rage and physically and verbally abusing her if he didn’t get his way. Her marriage was on the rock, but her career was rocketing. A top Wall-street investment consultant with a six figure salary, yet she walked away from it all to join the Catholic Church, her husband’s religion. She was born Lutheran. Find out why in this one hour video that is worth every minute of your time where  Carolyn talks about how God led her into Catholic Church through the Scriptures





Viral video they don’t want you to see (D&E) 

5 04 2017

​2nd Trimester Surgical Abortion: Dilation and Evacuation (D & E)


Former abortionist, Dr. Anthony Levatino, explains the most prevalent second trimester abortion procedure, a dilation and evacuation (D&E). For more videos, educational resources, and to learn more about Dr. Levatino, visit http://AbortionProcedures.com





7 Ways to defend the unborn 

25 03 2017

This video will arm you with  7 weapons  that destroys pro abortion arguments and defend the unborn . 






Grandma Feeds Stranger She Texted by Mistake

25 11 2016

(CNN)The Mesa, Arizona grandmother who accidentally invited a stranger to her Thanksgiving dinner via text message remained true to her promise of hosting him.

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On Thursday, that stranger showed up and ate turkey, potatoes, stuffing, some pie, you naaaaaaaaaaaaame it.

How the two met
Initially, Wanda Dench wanted to invite her actual grandson for dinner via text.
But she accidentally sent the message to 17-year-old Jamal Hinton instead.
Hinton was in class at Desert Vista High School.
But a text is a text and Hinton responded.
“I texted back and I said ‘who is this?’ And she was like, ‘it’s your grandma.’ Hinton told CNN affiliate ABC 15.

The student assumed his grandma had a new phone, so he texted the number asking for a picture, he says.

He received a photo.
But it was of a woman he hadn’t met.
Hinton sent his own picture in response.grandma

And after clearing things up and realizing Dench wasn’t his relative, Hinton made sure to ask if he could still grab a plate on Thanksgiving day.
“Of course you can. That’s what grandmas do…feed everyone!” Dench responded.

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Hug it out
Moved by Dench’s kindness, Hinton posted the exchange online but forgot to remove her number.
And that’s when the grandma received about 600 text messages also asking for a Thanksgiving plate, The Arizona Republic reports.
The woman changed her number, but not her mind, and had Hinton over for dinner Thursday.
When Hinton showed up, Dench embraced him.
The grandma gave social media a thumbs up for all the positive feedback.
She also said there was another power at motion that made the event happen.
“This wasn’t me, it’s come from God above,” she told ABC 15. “He’s just using us as his tools and vessels to bring a message to others.”
CNN’s Bethany Hines contributed to this report





Baby, We’ve Got Your Back!

20 11 2016

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Parenthood’s slightly despondent president, Cecile Richards, had a lot to think about when she learned that her gal Hillary suffered a defeating blow this week. What to do, she wondered? So she promptly sent out an e-mail to her supporters that told us a whole lot about her game going forward.

She articulated four words and told her donors to remember them well: “THESE DOORS STAY OPEN.”

We have heard these words before. These are the words Planned Parenthood used after the Colorado shooting spree by deranged killer Robert Dear . And these are the four words that title Planned Parenthood’s 2015 Annual Report .

But these words, written in the wake of the Clinton defeat, now represent something quite different. They are the vow of an irate woman and her Planned Parenthood adherents in all 50 states to keep the killing going, the maiming going, and the cash rolling in no matter what. Richards writes : “Planned Parenthood has been here for 100 years, and one thing is clear: We will never back down and we will never stop fighting to ensure that Planned Parenthood patients have access to the care they need, people who come from communities that need our continued support in this new reality – immigrants, people of color, the LGBTQ community, people of faith, and more [sic]. Health care should not be political.”

We find these words ironic to say the least. First, Planned Parenthood’s very existence is a matter of political maneuvering – an arm-twisting to acquire its millions of taxpayer dollars and lobbying to make sure that the candidates are elected. But this time that failed!

Second, equating abortion and birth control with healthcare for everyone is like saying that using a lethal injection to treat a wart is healthcare. The patient is dead, but indeed the wart is gone!

Third and most important, Richards’ words provide those of us who affirm the lives of the preborn and who truly respect women – especially expectant mothers – just the recipe we need to ensure that someday very soon Planned Parenthood’s doors will close. The four words “These doors stay open” are a challenge, and, thanks be to God, we are up for it.

Planned Parenthood’s world is all about killing. Jim Sedlak has written about Richards’ double speak, saying, “Dangerous pills and chemicals are called ‘health products,’ ending the lives of innocent human beings is called ‘healthcare,’ and franchisees of death are now called ‘Planned Parenthood affiliates.'”

We must remember and have hope, for it was then-Congressman Mike Pence who worked in Congress to defund Planned Parenthood. His effort, the Pence Amendment, never made it to President Obama’s desk, but Pence hasn’t given up the fight. And now he is in a position, with both President-elect Trump and our hard work, to make the politically correct Planned Parenthood the subject of a total cutback in funding – an act that will hopefully lead to its demise.

Those doors will not stay open. We want to make America great again by shutting down Planned Parenthood once and for all. That is our goal, our promise, and our strategic plan. Building a culture of life begins with shutting those doors. Period.

To every preborn child at every stage of his biological development, we say today: “Baby, we’ve got your back!”

by Judie Brown

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She Had 8 Abortions while Single. Now She can’t get pregnant

14 11 2016

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Too late a woman in Nigeria is realizing the tragic consequences of her abortions.

Faith writes to The Pulse’s “Morning Teaser” feature, worried that her eight abortions early in life are keeping her from getting pregnant now.

Her letter to the Nigerian news outlet reads:

… I have been married to a wonderful man for the past 12 years with no fruit of the womb to show. My husband has been very supportive and has stood by me despite pressure from his family to get another wife.

But I am getting worried as I am not getting any younger and my chances of having a baby is growing thin by the day.

We have carried out several tests and the doctors keep saying there is nothing wrong with us but I am afraid the problem could be mine because when I was single, I lived the fast life like most girls.

I had my first abortion when I was in the secondary school and before I got married, I had terminated more than eight pregnancies. I am not sure if this has anything to do with my inability to have a child now that I desperately need one.

The news outlet also published a similar letter earlier this year written by a husband struggling with the couple’s infertility:

… we were both shocked when [the doctor] conducted series of tests and came out with the damning verdict that my wife had a ruptured fallopian tube caused probably by an abortion.

Worried and confused, I asked her if she had had an abortion and, in tears, she told me she had three abortions when she was in the university and that she almost lost her life in the last one which damaged her chances of having a child.

Many women are uninformed about the risks abortion can pose to their health and their future ability to have children.

 

Researchers at Tel Aviv University recently found that women who have just one abortion are more likely to have complications in other pregnancies. The study found that women who have one abortion during the first trimester are 30% more likely to have complications such as pre-term birth, vaginal bleeding, low birth weight and placenta complications with future pregnancies.

Tragically, abortion definitely can contribute to infertility in women because the procedure sometimes causes infections or leaves scar tissue. A 2006 British study found that women who have an abortion run at a 60-percent higher risk of having a miscarriage in a subsequent pregnancy, LifeNews previously reported.

This isn’t the first study to show that abortions adversely affect a woman’s fertility. Other research shows that abortion can lead to infertility by increasing the risk of miscarriages.

A 1986 report in the medical journal Epidemiology reveals women with a history of abortion have a greater risk of fetal loss than women who had no previous abortions. Women with two prior pregnancies carried to term and no abortions had the lowest risk, while women with two prior abortions had the highest risk.

Meanwhile, a 1991 British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology article revealed that women with a history of abortion had a 1.5-1.7 times higher risk of ectopic pregnancy than women who had previously carried a pregnancy to term.

e a woman in Nigeria is realizing the tragic consequences of her abortions.

Faith writes to The Pulse’s “Morning Teaser” feature, worried that her eight abortions early in life are keeping her from getting pregnant now.

Her letter to the Nigerian news outlet reads:

… I have been married to a wonderful man for the past 12 years with no fruit of the womb to show. My husband has been very supportive and has stood by me despite pressure from his family to get another wife.

But I am getting worried as I am not getting any younger and my chances of having a baby is growing thin by the day.

We have carried out several tests and the doctors keep saying there is nothing wrong with us but I am afraid the problem could be mine because when I was single, I lived the fast life like most girls.

I had my first abortion when I was in the secondary school and before I got married, I had terminated more than eight pregnancies. I am not sure if this has anything to do with my inability to have a child now that I desperately need one.

The news outlet also published a similar letter earlier this year written by a husband struggling with the couple’s infertility:

… we were both shocked when [the doctor] conducted series of tests and came out with the damning verdict that my wife had a ruptured fallopian tube caused probably by an abortion.

Worried and confused, I asked her if she had had an abortion and, in tears, she told me she had three abortions when she was in the university and that she almost lost her life in the last one which damaged her chances of having a child.

Many women are uninformed about the risks abortion can pose to their health and their future ability to have children.

 

Researchers at Tel Aviv University recently found that women who have just one abortion are more likely to have complications in other pregnancies. The study found that women who have one abortion during the first trimester are 30% more likely to have complications such as pre-term birth, vaginal bleeding, low birth weight and placenta complications with future pregnancies.

Tragically, abortion definitely can contribute to infertility in women because the procedure sometimes causes infections or leaves scar tissue. A 2006 British study found that women who have an abortion run at a 60-percent higher risk of having a miscarriage in a subsequent pregnancy, LifeNews previously reported.

This isn’t the first study to show that abortions adversely affect a woman’s fertility. Other research shows that abortion can lead to infertility by increasing the risk of miscarriages.

A 1986 report in the medical journal Epidemiology reveals women with a history of abortion have a greater risk of fetal loss than women who had no previous abortions. Women with two prior pregnancies carried to term and no abortions had the lowest risk, while women with two prior abortions had the highest risk.

Meanwhile, a 1991 British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology article revealed that women with a history of abortion had a 1.5-1.7 times higher risk of ectopic pregnancy than women who had previously carried a pregnancy to term.

 

Article courtesy of lifenews.com





Videos Every Mom Should Share With Her Teens

17 09 2016
  1. Why Can’t I Drink Alcohol or Do Drugs ?

 

Why can’t I stay out as late as my friends do?

 

Why Can’t Have A Boy Friend? 

 

Why can’t I have the latest gadgets?

 

Why do you keep treating me as a child?

 

 

 

 

 








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