Fetal Development

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When Does a Fetus Develop a Heartbeat?

Throughout a woman’s pregnancy, her baby undergoes many stages of development in the womb before being born, and among these milestones which indicate life is the fetal heartbeat. When Does a Fetus Develop a Heartbeat? Through the use of ultrasounds, modern science can detect the waves of the baby’s heartbeat [...]

By |2019-10-22T21:28:17-05:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Abortion, Fetal Development|Tags: , |

The Miracle of Fetal Development

There are two ways in which people discuss the time period related to milestones in fetal development: gestational and fertilization age.  These terms can be somewhat confusing since they are based upon different starting points. Fertilization age is a framework of time based upon the point of view of the unborn [...]

By |2019-10-23T20:53:03-05:00April 16th, 2017|Categories: Abortion, Fetal Development|Tags: , , |
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Of Acorns, Eggs and Captive Violinists: When Does Human Life Begin?

The abortion issue is very complex, possessing many dimensions: personal, legislative, judicial, religious and scientific.  There is, however, one central debate around which every other point revolves ― the status of the unborn child.  Is it human?  Is it alive?  And, most importantly, is it a person? Science: When Does [...]

By |2019-10-23T19:44:16-05:00April 16th, 2017|Categories: Abortion, Fetal Development|Tags: , , |
  • This is a 6-month-old, who feels pain, moves, is formed...what gives anyone the right to abort this child?

Fetal Pain Is a Reason to End Abortion

Medical experts agree that fetal pain begins at 14 weeks gestation, maybe even as early as 8 weeks. But perhaps the best source for firsthand experience with fetal pain is an abortionist. As early as 1976, those performing abortions realized that the procedure is painful for the dying fetus. Abortionist [...]

By |2019-10-25T11:40:06-05:00July 25th, 2016|Categories: Abortion, Fetal Development|Tags: , , , |