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Blessed Emilia Fernandez

This pregnant woman who died in a prison in Spain, became a Martyr of the Rosary

Oct 7, 2021

By CNA Staff

A pregnant woman who found her faith in a Spanish prison during the Civil War (1936-1939) refused to give up... Read more

Lauren Allen, the founder of the Catholic infertility ministry the Fruitful Hollow, with her husband.

Catholic infertility ministry provides community, support

Aug 4, 2021

By Kate Olivera

Lauren Allen always jokes that God hit her over the head with the idea for her Catholic infertility ministry, the... Read more

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NFP expert: Natural Family Planning ‘empowers’ Catholic couples with fertility knowledge 

Aug 2, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Natural Family Planning (NFP) empowers women with “extremely valuable” information about their bodies, according to a Catholic OB/GYN and NaProTechnology... Read more

A Lidl grocery chain sign in Amstelveen, the Netherlands.

Irish Catholic bishop ‘delighted’ as firm offers paid leave after pregnancy loss

Jun 9, 2021

By CNA Staff

Bishop Kevin Doran welcomed the step by Lidl Ireland. Read more

As pandemic continues, some Catholic moms call the midwife

Jun 23, 2020

As hospitals continue to treat patients with COVID-19, many expectant women worry about exposing themselves and their babies to the... Read more

Feet of a newborn baby in an incubator.

Vatican offers online book for parents facing difficult prenatal diagnosis

May 29, 2020

By Courtney Mares

The Vatican has published a free book online that can be a resource for parents facing a difficult or fatal... Read more

Pregnant woman looking at ultrasound.

For pregnant women facing poverty, pro-life groups offer resources for success

Jul 14, 2019

By Mary Farrow

Poor women are the most likely population to obtain an abortion.  Read more

New study supports decades of Catholic research on progesterone in pregnancy

May 27, 2019

A recent study in the UK found that taking progesterone supplements during pregnancy is associated with a decreased risk of... Read more

'Abortion saves lives'? Catholic doctor responds to NYT op-ed

May 22, 2019

By Jonah McKeown

Following an op-ed in the New York Times claiming that all pregnancies are life-threatening, a Catholic doctor emphasized that pregnancy... Read more

Alexa Hyman. Courtesy photo.

'Back in February'- How an unexpected pregnancy led to joy

Apr 2, 2019

By Jenny Uebbing

At 23, Alexa Hyman discovered she was pregnant. This is her story.  Read more

Pregnant employees accuse Planned Parenthood of discrimination

Jan 2, 2019

Planned Parenthood Federation of America is frequently under fire from pro-life politicians and organizations for being the largest single provider... Read more

Woman on phone.

'Natural cycles' fertility app gets FDA approval to prevent pregnancy

Aug 21, 2018

The FDA has approved a fertility-tracking app that boasts a lower unintended pregnancy rate than the pill, without the side... Read more

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Watch a 20-week baby in utero with new groundbreaking technology

May 28, 2018

When the fetal ultrasound gained popularity in the 1970s, it was hailed as a “window to the womb.” But now,... Read more

Critics warn against British movement advocating at-home abortion pills

Dec 12, 2017

A new effort in the UK has garnered the support of some of Britain’s maternity doctors who are recommending that... Read more

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Abortion info required at pro-life centers? Supreme Court takes up case

Nov 14, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court has announced that it will consider a California law that requires pro-life pregnancy centers to display... Read more

Arizona State University to hold first Pregnant on Campus Week

Mar 9, 2017

The Students for Life Group at Arizona State University is planning the nation’s first Pregnant on Campus Week to offer... Read more

At Planned Parenthood, 'women's health' often does not include prenatal care

Jan 24, 2017

By Matt Hadro

Scalding new charges from a pro-life investigative group say that despite Planned Parenthood’s claims to be a premier women’s health... Read more

Project Mater – an oasis of help for pregnant mothers

Jan 2, 2017

Maria* has not had an easy life. Several years ago, while pregnant with her second child, she checked into a... Read more

Mother and child.

How a simple idea helped 7,000 homeless pregnant women

Dec 23, 2016

Christopher Bell was in his twenties and living in Times Square when he heard something that sounded like the voice... Read more

No one's talking about the trauma of abortion by pill

Nov 11, 2016

By Mary Farrow

While the number of abortions in the United States has declined, a recent report shows that women seeking abortions are... Read more