Woman decides to have her baby after seeing baby on ultrasound screen

A reporter wrote about a woman who came to New Life Pregnancy Center intending to have an abortion.  The article quotes Debbie Gillmore, director of the center:

“The woman declined the center’s gift of a baby hat, saying, “No. I’m not so sure I want to go through with this,” Gillmore recalled.”

The pregnant woman later came back for an appointment to see her baby on the ultrasound. The article says:

“The ultrasound technician displayed on the monitor her unborn child, arms and legs moving. When the beating heart appeared on the monitor, the woman blurted out, “There it is,” Gillmore reported in a written account. The technician gave the pregnant woman a model of an unborn baby about the developmental age of hers that she had just observed. Holding the fetal model, the woman looked at the face and paused before telling the technician, “Well, I guess I’d better start thinking about a name.”

Tom Strode, “Gift of ultrasounds reaps life-saving benefitsBaptist Press , December 19, 2014

first trimester 3d ultrasound

first trimester 3d ultrasound

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Sarah Terzo is a freelance writer and journalist who works for Live Action. She is a member of the board of The Pro-life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians and Consistent Life.
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