18 comments on “Courageous mum chooses life despite “hopeless” diagnosis for her unborn baby”

Courageous mum chooses life despite “hopeless” diagnosis for her unborn baby

The NZ Herald recently reported a beautiful good news story of a courageous young mother who chose to give life to her unborn baby after being told by her doctors that the child she was carrying, if it survived, would…

3 comments on “ACC Claim Mother Sparks Interesting Discussion about Pre-natal Screening”

ACC Claim Mother Sparks Interesting Discussion about Pre-natal Screening

An interesting discussion was sparked on talkback this morning as it was revealed the mother of a 5-year-old girl with Spina Bifida is attempting to claim from ACC.  The reason?  The mother had had an anatomy scan at 20 weeks and the pointers…

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Eugenics Seminar Rich With Informative Speakers

On August 4th,  about 80 people attended the seminar hosted by Family Life International in conjunction with Saving Downs "Loving Every Child:  Defying Eugenics".  This seminar was hot on the heels of the announcement that the International Criminal Court will hold…

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Supporting Families after an Adverse Antenatal Diagnosis

Increasingly maternal medical professionals in New Zealand are able to detect a number of foetal anomalies prior to birth. With the increased screening of conditions such as Down syndrome, Spina Bifida, heart defects, anencephaly and other anomalies, Family Life International…