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LCMS Life Committee denounces Planned Parenthood after recent video released seemingly implicating the sale of the body parts from aborted children.
Most scientists seem to doubt fetuses can feel pain before 24 weeks. Summary: More laws are being passed banning abortions after 20 weeks of conception under the presumption that fetuses can feel pain at that point. However, the science of fetal pain is complex and not settled. Most scientists who have spoken out on the issue say the neurological wiring is not yet in place until later than 20 weeks, after the time nearly all abortions occur. But several scientists have done research pro-life speakers say indicates fetuses can indeed feel pain at 20 weeks. Some of these views are changing as more research is done.Dr. Nicholas Fisk, former president of the International Fetal Medicine and Surgery Society, . . . Read All
These children have more ability than we might imagine.Summary: A growing fetus can hear sounds while in the womb and can understand them well enough to remember them after birth, new research implies. The sound-processing parts of a baby’s brain becomes active during the last trimester of pregnancy, and sounds can be heard fairly well through the mother’s abdomen.A 1988 study had indicated newborns were able to recognize the theme song from their mother’s favorite soap opera. Another study involving American and Swedish newborns suggested the American babies understood Swedish vowel sounds to be foreign while Swedish newborns felt the same about English vowels.Eino Partanen of the U. of Helsinki and his team wanted to go beyond . . . Read All