Brazilian who pushed abortion debate ends pregnancy abroad
A woman believed to be the first in Brazil to ask the state for permission to end a pregnancy that did not result from a rape or involve medical issues has had an abortion — in Colombia. With one request denied by the Supreme Court and fearing that another would languish in the justice system,
South Carolina couple to carry baby with fatal condition to term: 'She's still very much loved'
A couple carrying their terminally ill child to term is hoping to donate her organs and help keep other parents from facing the same fate. Brandi Rogers' unborn daughter, Emersyn, was diagnosed with anencephaly when Brandi was 20 weeks pregnant. Anencephaly is a birth defect where a baby is born
South Carolina couple to carry baby with fatal condition to term
Brandi Rogers, 25, is carrying her unborn baby Emersyn to term after learning she was diagnosed with anencephaly.
'My daughter has got a bigger purpose in life:' Family carrying terminally ill baby to term speaks out
One couple who made the selfless decision to carry their terminally ill baby to term so that her short life can be used to save dozens of others spoke out in an interview with " Good Morning America ," saying that their daughter will do more during her short time on Earth "than maybe we'll ever do
Some Anti-Depressants Linked to Rare Cases of Birth Defects, Study Reveals
A new study has shed light on the complex interaction between anti-depressants and pregnancy by looking at thousands of women who took them before giving birth. The study published in The BMJ, previously known as the British Medical Journal, found that some popular antidepressants known as SSRIs
Family Shares Heartbreaking Story of UK's Youngest Organ Donor
On what would have been their son's first birthday, the family of the youngest organ donor in the United Kingdom are sharing the story of their son's short life to encourage others to become organ donors. Hours after being born, Teddy Houlston became the youngest organ donor in the U.K. last year,
Parenting Stories That Warmed -- and Broke -- Our Hearts in 2014
It's been said that parenting is the hardest job there is. We suppose that's because when you love someone as much as a parent loves a child, there's bound to be some pain among all the joy that love brings. The year was rich with stories of parents who faced unimaginable loss, parents who fought
Couple Welcomes Terminal 'Bucket List' Baby, Then Says Goodbye
The Pennsylvania couple that carried out a heartbreaking bucket list for an unborn baby with a terminal condition announced the birth of the boy today, and his death a few hours later. "Today at 6:15 a.m., after meeting his entire family and being baptized into the Catholic faith, baby Shane died
Touching Reason This Couple Completed a Bucket List for Their Unborn Child
When you find out you’re pregnant, it’s not unusual for parents to start dreaming of all the places and experiences you want to share with your bundle of joy once they’re born. Jenna and Dan Haley, of Philadelphia, had to get started on those plans much earlier than expected. At only 13-weeks,
Why Do Women Have Abortions After 20 Weeks, Anyway?
Psychologist Dr. Julie Bindeman has always been pro-choice about abortion. But she remembers feeling relieved when she got married that she wouldn’t have to worry about making that decision personally. She was in a stable relationship and children were planned for her future. At 29, she and her