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As pandemic continues, some Catholic moms call the midwife

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

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Vatican offers online book for parents facing difficult prenatal diagnosis

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

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

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

New study supports decades of Catholic research on progesterone in pregnancy

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

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

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

Pregnant employees accuse Planned Parenthood of discrimination

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

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

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

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

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

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

This pregnant woman found her faith in 1930s Spain – and died for it.

A pregnant woman who found her faith in a Spanish prison, refused to give up the name of her Christian... Read more

Arizona State University to hold first Pregnant on Campus Week

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

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

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

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

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

La Casa de Espera pregnancy center in Haquira, Peru. Photo courtesy of Esperanca.

'House of Waiting' for pregnant Peruvian women seeks to remodel

Inside the cracking adobe walls of a small building in Haquira, Peru, an on-duty nurse and staff are busy providing... Read more

Supreme Court rules in favor of pregnancy protection in the workplace

A recent ruling from the Supreme Court to clarify workplace protections for pregnant women will help remedy some of the... Read more

Cardinal Timoth Dolan blesses expectant mothers in St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City on April 6, 2014.

Cardinal Dolan blesses pregnant mothers, unborn babies

Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York blessed 30 expectant mothers and their unborn children in an April 6 Mass... Read more