According to Jill Stanek, a former nurse and popular pro-life blogger, infanticide happens all the time. Appearing on a recent episode of The Van Maren Show, Stanek relayed several horror stories about her personal experiences working in medicine in the state of Illinois, where she and others witnessed horrific baby-murder incidents on more than one occasion.
Stanek explained how Alison Baker, a fellow nurse who actually testified before Congress about infanticide, "inherited a patient one time who had just delivered a baby alive." According to Stanek's account of what happened, "the baby was in the soiled utility room because she (the mother who just gave birth) didn't want anything to do with him."
"And so Allison still had to care for two patients," Stanek went on to explain. "And she would go into the mom's room and the mom would say to her, 'Is he dead yet?'"
Stanek revealed the details of another disturbing incident with a nurse she didn't name who was "haunted" by a case involving a baby who was born at 23 weeks. A 23-week birth is considered "right on that line" of viability, Stanek explained, at least according to the medical knowledge that was accepted back in 1999.
"The mom wasn't going to be able to complete her pregnancy to term," Stanek revealed, adding that the doctor had given this mom the choice of whether she wanted to "try to hold on and we'll give you medications to try and strengthen the baby's lungs, give the baby a fighting chance, or do you just want to abort, just want to get it over with?"
The mom responded with, "I just wanted to abort," even though there were visible signs that her infants was "perking up without any help."
"Four specialists from the neonatal unit would have been sent over just specifically to care for this baby," Stanek added – that is, if the mother had actually chosen to keep her. "The only people present at her delivery was my nurse friend and an OB/GYN resident," and the child "was just kept in the department and wrapped for the two and a half hours that she lived."
According to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there have been at least 140 other such cases in which newborn babies were murdered after leaving the womb, though they were likely falsely coded as either in-womb abortions or spontaneous miscarriages.
Tessa Longbons, a Charlotte Lozier research associate, told Congress back in September that the 143 number she gave them, which includes the aforementioned cases spelled out by Stanek, "may be a considerable undercount," as only seven states – Arizona, Florida, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Oklahoma, and Texas – have provided data on at least 160 babies that survived abortions.
Republicans are trying to pass legislation that would require abortionists to immediately transfer infants who survive abortions to hospitals where they would be given the same level of care as any other newborn child. The legislation would also require states to report all instances of children born alive after failed attempted abortions.
Democrats, however, want these newborn children to be immediately terminated rather than kept alive.
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