Tag Archives: conception

Diet affects sperm health

HealthDay reports two presentations “at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine annual meeting” suggesting that there is a link “between nutrition and semen quality.”

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Stressed women may have reduced chance of becoming pregnant

We’ve known for many years that stress and anxiety can affect a woman’s pregnancy, labor, and delivery. Now, a new study is connecting stress and conception. USA Today reports that “a new study in the journal Fertility and Sterility lends … Continue reading

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Women should try to conceive as early as possible after miscarriage

In the past, when I’ve had a family suffer a miscarriage, I’ve advised them to wait three to six months before trying to conceive again. There were a couple of reasons for this: (1) this gives the endometrium (the lining of … Continue reading

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Amazing 4-D Footage of Unborn Baby

A two-hour National Geographic documentary ‘In the Womb’ is now available on YouTube in 9 parts. Originally aired in 2005, the documentary used revolutionary techniques in computer imaging and 4-D ultrasounds to present stunning images of the developing embryo, taking … Continue reading

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When does life begin?

A fertilized human egg at the moment of conception looks like a simple, single-celled blob no bigger than a pinhead. How can anyone actually consider this invaluable human life? More Information:

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The Lincolnian View of Abortion – Part 2

My blog on “The Lincolnian View of Abortion” has generated much interest and some comments. You may want to go back and look at the comments. However, I wanted to highlight one particular string that I hope you will find … Continue reading

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Since an unborn child cannot live independent of its mother, is it life?

Here the second part of a discussion I’m having with a family physician who is wrestling with extremely important questions about the value of the unborn child’s life. I thought you’d enjoy watching our conversation. More Information:

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The word “abortion” is NOT in the Bible. So, how can you be against it?

A friend of mine, a family physician, recently wrote this to me: “Nowhere in the Bible do I find any definition of when life begins; in fact, I can’t find a single reference to abortion.” So, he implies, “. . … Continue reading

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What’s the most proficient killing machine in the United States? It’s not the military!

The most proficient killing machine in the U.S. is the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) – and according to their new annual report PPFA is committing more abortions than ever. Not only that, they bring in over $1 billion … Continue reading

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FRC Action Video Challenges Obama on Life Issue

CitizenLink is reporting that FRC Action President Tony Perkins is calling on Sen. Barack Obama to clarify his statements about when life begins. Perkins and his infant son are featured in a new TV commercial, which is airing in Cincinnati, … Continue reading

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Whether You Use ‘Conception’ or ‘Fertilization,’ Human Life Has a Clear Beginning

Life News is carrying an interesting debate about whether pro-lifers should use the word “conception” or “fertilization” to describe the beginning of human life. On one side of the debate is my friend, Jack Willke, M.D., the president of Life Issues … Continue reading

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Senator Obama: Do you really want to know when life begins?

On the eve of the Pope Benedict the 16th’s first visit to the U.S., today’s health headlines contain the two very different views of two very prominent African-Americans about unborn children in their mother’s wombs. In one story, Presidential candidate … Continue reading

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