3.4
Aborted Babies Used to Heat UK Hospitals

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fetus at 10 weeks

Above is a photo of a fetus’ legs at 10 weeks gestation. Timothy Stanley writes for The Telegraph that the remains of aborted fetuses are being burned alongside other trash to heat hospitals in the UK. He writes, “All of this ought to trouble us, ought to prick the conscience. Even if you think that abortion should remain legal for those who want it.” Read his take on the story here: Aborted Babies Used to Heat UK Hospitals

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12.15
Unpregnant

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Miscarriage

Alexandra Kimball, a pro-choice writer, who describes feminism as her “religion,” finds relief from her grief after a miscarriage when a Catholic priest gives her permission to mourn the preterm baby she lost. Read it from The Globe and Mail here: Unpregnant. For another take read: Why I Confessed My Abortion 25 Years Later.

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11.25
Thanksgiving in Mongolia

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19 weeks gestation

In The New Yorker Ariel Levy writes about the experience of miscarrying in the fifth month of pregnancy. “For a length of time I cannot delineate, I sat there, awestruck, transfixed. Every finger, every toenail, the golden shadow of his eyebrows coming in, the elegance of his shoulders—all of it was miraculous, astonishing.” Read it here: Thanksgiving in Mongolia. (The photo above of a fetus in the womb at 18 weeks was taken by Lennart Nilsson.)

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