“Since prenatal screening tests were introduced in Iceland in the early 2000s, the vast majority of women — close to 100 percent — who received a positive test for Down syndrome terminated their pregnancy.” … Continue readingIVF Hurts People with Disabilities
October is Respect Life month. Often when we think about respecting life we first think of the fight to save babies and to end abortion. It is right that we think of this first, as without our basic right to life, we literally have nothing. … Continue readingWhose Life Do We Fight For?
Every once in a while, I come across a story that stops me in my tracks. Like the Italian high court’s decision to overturn a pedophile’s conviction because his 11-year-old victim says she’s “in love.” Or the Australian judge who pointed out that easy access to abortion and … Continue readingThe Travesty of Two Daddies
In October, Catholic Sistas ran a heartrending and powerful story about one couple’s experience with in vitro fertilization (IVF). In today’s post, author Jenny Vaughn* answers some tough questions posed by readers about her experiences. Have you heard of or considered Natural Procreative Technology (NaProTechnology)? … Continue readingAnswers to Your Questions about IVF
It’s July 2008 and I’m strapped to a surgical table as a fertility doctor siphons three dozen eggs out of my ovaries through a long needle. Blood is coming from between my legs, as the needle repeatedly perforates my vaginal walls en route to my … Continue readingMy Journey through In Vitro Fertilization