She Went for an Abortion But the Ultrasound Showed Quadruplets

National   |   Shawn Carney   |   Mar 26, 2012   |   10:23AM   |   Washington, DC

Here we are — the final Monday of this 40 Days for Life campaign. And the stories of God’s miracles keep rolling in! In the first 33 days of prayer and fasting, there have been 496 babies saved from abortion — that we know of!

Here are just a few stories from the sidewalk.


You may remember a story last week about an abortion center employee advising a young woman not to have an abortion after her ultrasound showed pictures of twins.

Well — a campaign director in another location wrote me to say the SAME THING happened there!

It’s not the first time this employee has suggested that a client visit the local pro-life pregnancy center. “We’re trying to pray her out of the abortion business,” the director said.

That’s at least TWO SETS OF TWINS saved by ultrasound.

BUT WAIT! It gets better!

Keep in mind that abortion facilities usually have a policy: DO NOT let the client see the ultrasound. Once they see a baby rather than a “fetus” or “blob of tissue,” they’re much more likely to choose life. And it’s not just a baby they see — it’s THEIR baby.

We then heard another story of an employee who showed a young woman her ultrasound image. She took one look and headed for the door.

“Abortion?” she said. “NO WAY!” … because the ultrasound image showed … QUADRUPLETS!

Praise God — times four!



A volunteer at the 40 Days for Life vigil outside the abortion center in Modesto struck up a conversation with a man on the sidewalk, showing him a model of what the child in the womb looks like at 12 weeks.

Never, he said, had anyone in his family ever had anything to do with an abortion — until that day. He told her he had driven his son and his girlfriend to the abortion center to schedule the abortion of his grandson. The three left shortly afterward, and returned the next day.

This time, another volunteer approached the man and showed him an image from the brochure — the child in the womb at 16 weeks. That “really seemed to change his mind,” said the volunteer. “When he saw how developed his 17-week-old was, his eyes sort of bugged and he immediately rushed back into the abortion center to try and stop the abortion.”

Later on, the first volunteer saw the three of them driving out of the parking lot. They rolled down their window and told her they had changed their mind!


A young man pulled off the road to talk to vigil participants at 40 Days for Life in Southfield. “He was beaming as only a proud new father can,” said Mike.

This father of a newborn wanted to thank one of the prayer volunteers for talking him and his wife out of having an abortion during last fall’s 40 Days for Life.

“I’m struck with awe and humility to be part of this wonderful vigil for life,” Mike said. Note: Shawn Carney is the campaign director for the 40 Days for Life pro-life prayer campaign against abortion.