Doctors Said Eli Would be Disabled or Die, So He Should Be Aborted… He Was Born Healthy

The news just kept getting worse and worse for Courtney Mitchell and her unborn son. It began when Mitchell went for her 20-week ultrasound. Her doctor discovered strange pockets of fluid in her placenta and ordered a high risk ultrasound for the next day. After the second ultrasound, doctors told Courtney and her husband, Chris, that their son had genetic problems and probably would not live outside the womb. Doctors gave baby Eli less than 1 percent chance of survival....

Physicians Say ‘Don’t Count on Me’ for Abortions

A new video campaign features Chilean and Peruvian doctors affirming their respect for life saying “don’t count on me” to do abortions. The videos come in response to movements by both countries’ governments to legalize abortion. “If you are thinking we will perform abortions, don’t count on me, because in Chile no one is expendable,” says a Chilean doctor in a video that is part of the “Nadie Sobra” (No One is Expendable) movement. Abortion is currently banned in Chile, which also has one of the world’s lowest maternal mortality rates, however, President Bachelet has announced plans to amend the law. Peruvian doctors in another video also has a powerful message: “To care, respect and protect life is the essence of our profession. “The conceived baby, whether planned or not, has the right to be born, and nobody has the right to suppress its life.” Peru’s campaign, “As Innocent as You”, coincided with Congress’ consideration of legislation to increase access to abortion, which was ultimately defeated. [10 June 2015, ; 13 July 2015,