Isaiah's Promise  
Support for families carrying to term after a severe or fatal prenatal diagnosis 

 

  Isaiah's Promise

 SEE, I WILL NOT FORGET YOU. I HAVE CARVED YOU ON THE PALM OF MY HAND.

                                 Isaiah 49:15
 Books
A Gift of Time: Continuing Your Pregnancy when your Baby's Life is Expected to be Brief, Amy Kueblebeck and Deborah Davis, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011

Empty Arms: Coping with Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Infant Death, Shero
kee Ilse, Wintergreen Press

Family Lasts Forever: A Very Special Baby Book, Noelle Andrew and Sheila Frascht, 2013

by Nancy Mayer-Whittington 

I Will Carry You: The Sacred Dance of Grief and Joy
, Angie Smith, B&H Publishing Group, 2010

Letters to John Paul: A Mother Discovers God's Love in her Suffering Child, Elena Kilner, Moorings Press, 2014

My Child, My Gift: A Positive Response to Serious Prenatal Diagnosis, Madeline P. Nugent, New York City Press, Hyde Park, New York, 2008

Our Unborn Baby Has a Problem, Jeannie & Bruce Hannemann, Elizabeth Ministries

Waiting with Gabriel, Amy Kueblebeck, Loyola Press, Chicago, Illinois, 2003

Online Resources
Be Not Afraid,
support for parents carrying to term after a poor prenatal diagnosis

Genetic Alliance, provides information about many medical conditions

International Down Syndrome Coalition, support for families that have children with Down Syndrome

MEND, Mommies Enduring Neonatal Death

Reece's Rainbow,
adoption services for children with Down Syndrome and other medical conditions







Helpful Resources
Articles  
Baby Zion's Mother: Even through Loss, we are 'Anchored in Hope', Today Moms, February 12, 2014

Choosing not to Abort Babies with Disabilities, The Washington Times, May 10, 2009

Dear Mom with a Prenatal Down Syndrome Diagnosis, Sipping Lemonade Blog, June 12, 2013

Hundreds Call to Adopt Down Syndrome Baby, Save it from Abortion, The Washington Times, July 9, 2013

'Incompatible with Life' is a Judgement not a Diagnosis, Nancy Mayer-Whittington, LifeSiteNews, January 30, 2012

The New Eugenics: Eliminating the “Undesirables” by Prenatal Diagnosis
, Dr. Marie Hilliard, JCL, Ph. D., RN, National Catholic Partnership on Disabilities Conference,
2010

The Perinatal Hospice: Allowing Parents to be Parents, Byron Calhoun, M.D., FACOG, FACS, MBA, Charlotte Lozier Institute, May 18, 2012

Pink Balloons- A Grandmother's Journey by Lori Peterson, Be Not Afraid

Pregnancy continuation and organizational religious activity following prenatal diagnosis of a lethal fetal defect are associated with improved psychological outcome, Prenatal Diagnosis Journal, Volume 35, Issue 8, August 2015

Videos


Dear Future Mom: A heartwarming message from 15 people with Down syndrome to a future mom.

Mother's Inspirational Video
: Proud mom Lacey made an inspiring video about her son Christian who was prenatally diagnosed with a rare condition.


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