Archive for the ‘Adoption’ Category

Planned Parenthood abortion to adoption ratio

According to a CNSNews.com article, Planned Parenthood’s recent annual report shows that they performed 148 abortions for every adoption referral it did. CNSNews.com also asked Planned Parenthood how many of the 2,197 “adoption referrals to other agencies” Planned Parenthood made in fiscal 2012 actually resulted in adoptions, and if the organization planned to increase that number. […]

Adoption Survey

The American Association of Pro Life OB/GYNs on their Facebook page mentioned a study being conducted by Priscilla K. Coleman, Ph.D. of Bowling Green State University called “Cross-Cultural Retrospective Study of Women’s Decision Making and Mental Health Outcomes when placing a Child for Adoption.” If you’ve placed a child for adoption in Australia or the US […]

What Happens to Women Denied Abortions?

In What Happens to Women Who Are Denied Abortions, the New York Times writes about a study finding women who are denied abortions have no more emotional and mental health problems after the birth of the child than women who have abortions.  The women also regularly bond with their child.  The study finds, however, that the women and their […]

Embryo Adoption and Persona Humana

University Faculty for Life member, Gerard Nadal, has a series of essays posted on Lifesite News arguing that the declaration on certain questions on sexual ethics by the Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Persona Humana, does not foreclose embryo adoption by faithful Catholic couples. Dr. Nadal points to a statement by Archbishop […]

How to Limit Adoption Expenses

Many of us have heard that adoption costs “thousands of dollars,” causing us to think that many (if not most) families simply can not afford to welcome an unwanted child into their home. Feminists for Life have a short article, Affordable Adoption, explaining ways to reduce adoption costs to less than $5,000 in many cases.