There's a very important piece on Catholic Stand this week: Evangelizing for Life -- Chemo while pregnant. Birgit Jones explains that her daughter Erika was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 20 weeks pregnant. Jones says
That she was given only two options – abortion followed by treatment or waiting until after birth for treatment – is typical of advice most frequently given across the country.
Luckily, Jones' daughter is "a molecular biologist, Howard Hughes research scholar, and former forensic biologist," and so she had the confidence and know-how to discover that she didn't need to choose between killing her child or letting her cancer go untreated. Jones says:
What she...READ MORE