By Anne Fox, President of Massachusetts Citizens for Life
Tasha Trafford is a woman who "gave her life for her son.” Aborting her son probably would not have saved her life in the end, but not treating her bone cancer in order for him to be healthy certainly did not help. She is not alone in her heroic sacrifice as we see this type of story all the time, of mothers who refuse treatment of terminal illnesses in order to safeguard the baby they carry.
Here are some beautiful thoughts about the miracles of babies.
”It was amazing to think something so wonderful had been growing inside me as well as something as horrible as cancer. Cooper is our little miracle.
“I always understood the risks to my own health in having him, but I never had a flicker of doubt that I was doing the right thing. I longed to be a mum and the knowledge that I would be, kept me going through my pregnancy, despite all the pain and fear.