This is post 1 of 2 in the series “D.C. McAllister” The Inestimable Value of a Baby What Women, and Men, Stand to Lose in Today’s Incivility DC McAllister advocates for the baby Denise McAllister, a maternal feminist writer and cultural and political commentator, tweeted the above during the heated
What is the value of the life of a woman conceived in rape? Does making a political statement justify a mother aborting her baby? A career opportunity? A pregnancy as a result of a rape? In the last few months, national or global news has included stories about three pregnant
Elizabeth Joice was a 36-year-old mother faced with a dreadful choice: She could save her own life at the expense her unborn baby, or save her baby’s life at the cost of her own. In June 2013 Elizabeth and her husband, Max, found out Elizabeth was pregnant. They were overjoyed.
Recently, in the span of a week, three stories caught my attention, three stories from three nations: Uruguay, Japan, and the USA. The first story came from a friend in Montevideo, Uruguay, who told me that Uruguay’s fertility rate of 1.86 is one of the lowest on the continent. Even
The womb is the first classroom of the child. “Those lullabies you’re singing to your growing tummy? Your child just may recognize the tune after birth,” so writes Cortney O’Brien in her September 2, 2013 published article Amazing: New Study Shows Babies Can Remember Words from the Womb. The bond