Photos of Baby Walter, Miscarried at 19 Weeks, Help Save Children from Abortion

WalterGREENCASTLE, Pa. — Photographs of a baby boy that was born at 19 weeks have been making an impact around the world for life as they demonstrate to viewers the humanity and perfection of the unborn child.

“I shared these photos so my friends and family could see my perfect child,” Lexi Fretz of Greencastle, Pa. wrote in a blog post. “I never, ever could have imagined that it would spread across the world like this.”

Fretz and her husband Joshua were expecting a child in the fall of 2013—their third. But in August of that year, Fretz became concerned when she began spotting and went to the emergency room upon her midwife’s advice.

Because she was under 20 weeks, she had to stay in the emergency room instead of being sent immediately to the maternity ward. As Fretz was taken to a room, she was relieved as the nurses found the baby’s heartbeat. She was also excited to be told that she would be obtaining an ultrasound, as it meant that maybe she could learn her child’s gender that night.

But as Fretz waited to obtain the ultrasound, she began to feel pain and realized that she was going into premature labor. Hours later, Fretz delivered her baby, a boy.

“I was crying so hard at this point, but he was perfect,” she wrote on her blog. “He was fully formed and everything was there; I could see his heart beating in his tiny chest. Joshua and I both held him and cried over him and looked over our perfect, tiny son.”

“I held him, cuddled him. While his heart was beating, I held him to my heart, I counted his toes and kissed his tiny head,” Fretz continued.

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Minutes later, the baby, who they named Walter, passed away. Fretz’ took husband of their tiny son—so small that he fit in the palm of their hand, but perfectly formed.

“At first, I did not want any photos, but they are the only thing I have to look back on now,” she said.

Walter IIFretz later decided to post the photographs on her blog, which have now been viewed around the world.

“I’m still in shock at how much his photos have been shared and commented on. In his short life of just a few minutes, he has touched more lives then I ever could have imagined,” she stated. “In all our hurt, I am glad that some good can come out of this. I pray that the Lord will continue to use Walter’s photos to impact many.”

Out of the many comments expressing their condolences, some have stated that the photos—which continue to be shared to this day—helped change their mind about abortion.

“I am so shocked at my ignorance as to the development of a baby,” one commenter named Barbara wrote. “I will no longer look on as an observer. I will become an active informational type of person and share this as an example of life, the life of a baby—a real baby.”

“[M]y views on abortion have completely changed,” another named Jordan wrote. “How naive have I been?!”

Some women stated that seeing Walter’s photographs saved their own child’s life.

“Just came across Walter’s pictures. … I am pregnant and been in such a bad place this week. Did my first scan last week and he’s a boy, too. But this week I started praying for a miscarriage or decide to terminate since his father has shirked all responsibility,” one mother wrote. “I asked God to gimme a sign today that we will be fine, or I go ahead and seek a termination tomorrow. A few hours later, I see the link on Facebook. It put me to tears. But most importantly it has made me know without a doubt that I cannot do this to him.”

“[S]haring your story and showing his pictures it has helped me so much,” another named Crista wrote. “I just had a baby 7 months ago and I’m pregnant again. The father wants me to get an abortion and I thought about it, but now there is no way I can do it. God blessed me with this child for a reason, and I will take care of her and love her just like I do my other children.”

“I wish that this (miscarriage) hadn’t happened, but it did for a reason,” Fretz said. “Maybe that reason was to share with the world how perfect a baby which is legal to abort in many states really is.”

 


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  • Lisa

    In the 80’s in Chicago at the Museum of Science and Industry they had a baby exhibit. In this exhibit they had the different stages of development of babies. It went from what a baby at conception looks like on day 1 to what a baby looks like at 40 weeks and all the weeks and months in between. The exciting and most interesting aspect was how fast a baby formed and looked human. I imagine they long ago took this exhibit down but no one seeing it could think for a moment that it’s all a bunch of cells until the last minute or whatever they tell people nowadays.

    • wandakate

      Never saw that exhibit however I have seen that type of thing in books. Life magazine actually had a few pages years ago with the development in it. Today it’s about money and lies and human sin. Nonetheless it’s still “murder”. Thou shall not kill. From early on that is a human life and all life is valuable. The people who perform these abortions and their assistants will have their place in the lake of fire said the LORD GOD.

  • Gary

    It is just a blob of tissue. A fetus. Not a human being. Isn’t that what the abortionists would say?

    • yucaipa

      It is a child. You read that it’s heart was beating, right? It is a live human child.

      • TheBBP

        Gary was making a point. He believes as you do.

    • robertzaccour

      Or “It’s just a blog of cells.” Well so are you 😛

    • wandakate

      And we know they LIE through their teeth. I am not the judge but abortion is murder (the killing of another real live human being-a real soul) and GOD will have them all in hell that perform this as well as their assistants…

      • LadyFreeBird<God'sNotDead

        And they will remember every Human life they killed ! Not one will be forgotten . Eternity is long . All the money they earned will not be worth it .

        • wandakate

          I am here and I am voting you up, I am agreeing with you…HELLO!

      • LadyFreeBird<In God I Trust

        Don’t worry about what *someone * Lost the name of this person. is saying. This person is going off on people for some reason. This person seems to have lost his/her Humanity. And has lost his/her Human Kindness. The person had a rainbow look to the avatar I think.

        • wandakate

          You voted my comment up then you said don’t worry about what I say. What are you talking about here?. I am not going off on anybody. I certainly have not lost my humanity, or my kindness. I am saying that abortion is murder. I am saying GOD will take care of these people who perform these murders. He is going to be their final judge and assign them to where they belong for disobeying Him. Did you read me wrong, or misunderstand what I was saying there? Apparently you did.
          There is nothing at all wrong with me, I have morals, am decent, law abiding, and have a heart of kindness. When I saw baby Walter it made me cry…

          • LadyFreeBird<In God I Trust

            I got a strange reply from someone who used bad language with me and some other people . The comment was deleted. I may have said the wrong name. This person says God dose nor exist. And Abortion is not murder. Sorry (((if)) I got the name wrong. Good night. I do not respond well to people who hate the unborn Humanity. I also do not respond well to people who attack my Faith in God. When I did nothing to that person. This person made his/her nasty comment $ months after I made a comment. Just a little strange .
            Shalom <

    • wandakate

      That is what they would say and they are WRONG!!!

    • LadyFreeBird<God'sNotDead

      If Abortionist would tell the truth think of all the ((MONEY)) they would loose .The lies earn them more money.

  • kathy n

    these people had no idea what a 5 month old fetus looks like? really? ever heard of the internet?! and no one is saying that a 5 month old fetus should be aborted either. is this woman really that naive that she didn’t think these rather morbid photos would not become a meme?

    • WorldGoneCrazy

      Abortion is legal through all 9 months. That’s why you are seeing 20 week legislation being passed.

      • wandakate

        Isis hangs people and cuts off heads and people here perform abortions for no logical reason. Mother’s don’t want the child so they go and have it removed. Will somebody tell me what’s the difference?

        • WorldGoneCrazy

          Not much difference. Both groups of people serve the devil of death and lies.

  • yucaipa

    43 years ago, my ex wanted me to get an abortion and I lied to him and told him I was too far along to get one. That was the only lie I ever told him, and we were married for 15 years, and I am still glad I told it. Amen.

    • LadyFreeBird<God'sNotDead

      Best lie you ever told . You saved your baby.

    • violetteal

      You are a good woman for following your heart.

    • Nofun

      You could of told the truth.

      • jacqueline

        Is that not what she is doing , but do you not think her ex / husband should not of put that kind of pressure on her when she was pregnant ?

        • Nofun

          She has the right to make any choice she wishes. Its just pathetic to lie to your partner about it and worse still be lauded by the womb snoopers here for doing so.

          • jennthebomb

            LMAO….Womb snoopers!! I’m totally stealing that.

          • Datrebor

            She is the one that posted it. It’s not being a ‘womb snooper’ to agree with a persons choice. We also don’t know how much pressure her ex was placing on her to get an abortion.

          • Nofun

            To want to ban abortion IS being a womb snooper.

            You laud this person’s choice but won’t let other women make their choice.

            Lets not pretend you are a fan of choice.

          • Datrebor

            I laud when the choice is to save a live. I’ve heard that a baby has a

            Circulatory system at 8 weeks.

            Just because I’m for the baby’s rights to life does not stop me from being a fan of choice. She has a choice, for the most part, before, during, and the next day. After that its a separate life which does have its own rights.

          • Nofun

            So if you love choice so much you must give people the choice of abortion then right.

          • Datrebor

            No, not at all. The choice of the baby’s to live over rides the mother’s choice of an abortion. So IF the baby could communicate it and wanted to abort the mother can he?

          • Nofun

            Sorry, something in you cannot have equal or superior to your body. That is morality as all morals have context. When its born the context changes.

            If a fetus aborted the mother it would die .. so that is the a very silly thing to say. But that does seem to the aim of anti-choicers … women are just fetus containers with no rights to their own body.

          • Datrebor

            Unless that baby is killing the mother yes it does.

            There are a large number of premature births.

            Their rights ended, in regards to the baby, while the baby is in her body. After the birth then she has her rights restored. She chose to have sex and with that amount of protection.

          • Nofun

            Where is it written that women must lose rights to their own body.

            You should reread your words …. it is the worst sought of religious fascism.

            Premature births have nothing to do with it.

            How about I remove the rights to your body because my religous beliefs say so. My religion says that males should not poop on Tuesdays. After Tuesday your rights will be restored so what have you to complain about?

            Its a deeply held belief so you will have no problem complying …right.

          • Datrebor

            It’s her body yes but the body inside her’s is not. With your silly comparison, if I have someone staying in my house for 9 months for free then, after a month, I get to abort him too?
            The premature birth has to do with. If she decides to get rid of the baby after it has already starting to develop then take it out, without killing, and bring it to term outside or in another.

            You want to remove the rights of the baby’s body. Sounds like you’re saying, ‘if you are small and helpless you have no rights’, is that what you are saying?

          • Nofun

            What a stupid analogy. Its about something being inside your body. The abortion question starts and end in that moral domain.

            Spare me the emotive “small and helpless” nonsense. Its a women’s pregnancy …. point at one … you will pointing at a woman’s abdomen.

            Also you can’t move premature pregnancy around.

          • Datrebor

            I can see how you would think that with you thinking your no pooping on Tuesdays was a good analogy.

            In the New York Times 1984
            The birth of the first baby conceived in one woman’s womb and carried to birth in another’s without the use of ”test tube” fertilization was announced here today by a team of California physicians.

            So yes you can take a premature baby out of one womb and place it in another and she can carry it to full term.

          • Datrebor

            Another silly think about your ‘no pooping on Tuesday’ To take a poop one does not have to kill a life.

          • Nofun

            Its religious people thinking they have a god given right to interfere with your body sovereignty.

          • Nofun

            Its religion dictating what you do with your body. Sorry you don’t get a say.

          • Datrebor

            What about the law of wrongful death or murder. That is illegal and just because its still in the womb should not change that.

          • Nofun

            The fetus wouldn’t even exist except for the woman’s body. Forced pregnancy is torture. Rights are never suspended Robert.

            When it is inside you the body’s owner decides ,,,, something in you can never have equal or superior rights to your body.

            You can change the law but no force on earth can force a woman to be pregnant and give birth against her will. Only a morally conceited fascist would even suggest it.

          • Datrebor

            To sum up fascism in one word would be to say “anti-liberalism”.

            If pregnancy if torture then its self induced torture. Its all up to the owner of the body to prevent it before it happens not afterwards. Only an immoral liberal would suggest murder to solve that baby problem.

          • Datrebor

            A fetus can’t abort the mother, a doctor can, and that was more a sardonic comment. No one says they don’t have rights. They have the right to has sex but if she gets pregnant then murder should not be away to correct the action she took. Rights don’t mean there won’t be any consequences for that action.

          • Nofun

            One rarely has sex to procreate. Before getting pregnant is all woulda, coulda, shoulda us that hand wringing doesn’t make you un-pregnant.

            This is rights to control your body. A fetus can never rights the supersede that of the body’s owner. Forced pregnancy is torture and cannot be enforced no matter what insane things you do the law.

            Its not the state’s call nor do you, or your faith construct, get a say.

          • Datrebor

            It does not matter why they have sex. Maybe you mean after getting pregnant its all woulda, coulda, shoulda.

            The rights of the baby does not have to supersede that of the mothers but has the same rights, that being the right to life. “Forced pregnancy” unless she was raped there is no forced pregnancy. There is, you got pregnant you should not use murder to get out of the unspoken contract, that is the risk of having unprotected sex.

            The states and federal government has made that call on the body. Some areas still say its illegal to drink alcohol. There are state that restrict tattoos.

          • Nofun

            It can have equal rights either as someone’s decision has to win out when a woman wants an abortion. There is no “right to life” that can overrule your rights to your own policy.

            Forced pregnancy is when you attempt to ban abortion and force a woman to be pregnant and give birth against her will. There are no contracts spoken or unspoken. Again you tacitly imply women get pregnant so they can have a abortion.

            The discussion is not whether abortion is moral but whether banning abortion is moral. History shows it isn’t moral to ban abortion as women and girls die and get diseased en masse and we still have abortion.

            The only choice is a safe medical abortion or an unsafe one. Nothing you do to the law will stop abortion.

          • Datrebor

            It can’t be equal rights if one’s rights to kill the baby over the baby’s right to live. What policy? Every one has the right to life.

            No, they have abortions so they can have sex with out taking any responsibility for what their actions bring about. There is protection both can use and there is the day after pill. These do a great job preventing an unwanted pregnancy.

            How is protecting a life not moral? Nothing in history shows that.

            This is illogical, just because some will do it any way lets make it legal. There are so many things people do that is immoral or illegal any way so lets make them legal?

          • Nofun

            Contraception can fail and people can screw up but no woman has abortions instead of contraception …. another Dead Women and Girls lobby lie.

            A fetus inside of a woman is not your business. Its would not even exist except for her body so it can never have equal or superior rights to the body’s owner.

            It is immoral to force a women to be pregnant against her will no matter what the voices in your head are telling you … it is torture.

          • Datrebor

            Yea, so, they can fail that is what the day after pill is for. It would be great if they didn’t have an abortion instead of using protection but that is just not reality. With over 1 million abortions per year?

            So a life is not anyone else is business? Really? Never heard of test tube babies? Its a life so yes it does have the right to life. Unless the baby is killing the mother it has rights.

            Its immoral to kill a baby. It seems the voices in your head is saying its torture.

          • Nofun

            Most of the time it is hard to get pregnant.

            But it is all irrelevant. The abortion question starts when a woman finds herself pregnant and does not want to be.

            All the hand wringing before that event does not make her un-pregnant.

          • Datrebor

            “All the hand wringing before that event does not make her un-pregnant.”
            What does that mean?

            Again that is what the day after pill is for. If a couple have sex and wants to be sure not get pregnant then she can take a pill and don’t have to worry about.

            If she waits till the signs start it is way too late to think about an abortion its a life by then.

          • Nofun

            Day after pills and contraception are all before the fact of being pregnant. The abortion argument starts when the woman finds herself pregnant and does not want to be.

            Its useless to say ” Oh well you should have……” as you can’t go back in time and become unpregnant. The decision is whether you allow safe medical abortion or cause women and girls to die and get diseased in an unsafe abortion.

            Also Right to Life oppose all forms of contraception accept variation on the Catholic rhythm method which does not work.

          • Datrebor

            That is why they should be used. That way there is no pregnancy to worry about. Thus no question of abortion or not. If you they don’t use protection or they just use one kind they should be responsible to the life they created.

            I didn’t say ” Oh well you should have……” you said should of could of would of. This is a straw man argument.

            TRTL takes no position on birth control methods that are contraceptive rather than abortive in their actions. I don’t know where you get that info about “Catholic rhythm method” but its not true.

          • Nofun

            All contraception can fail. A woman might vomit up any pills. People also just screw up. Nonetheless, none of that has anything to do with the abortion argument since it begins when a woman IS pregnant and does not want to be.

            Google:

            “All the pro-life facts about hormonal contraception”
            “Where We Stand on the Life Issues – Pro-Life Action League”
            “Are You A Hypocrite for Being Pro-Life and Anti-Birth “Control?”Did you know that some birth control methods can cause”

            Many of these arguments are based on the confused religious premise that abortion encourages sexual immorality even though it reduces abortion.

          • Datrebor

            Its the other way around. Sexual immorality encourages abortions.

            Its a quick way to deal with a situation. There are means the can be done that will prevent pregnancy that can be undone with they do choose to have a child.

          • Nofun

            Having no sex does not make you moral and having a ton of a sex does not make you immoral. No one wants to live your dead sexless life.

          • Datrebor

            Where are you getting “live a dead sexless life”?
            It’s using an abortion as a way to deal with a pregnancy afterwards instead of taking precautions before hand, that is immoral.

  • lynn

    Makes me wonder if perhaps the greatest leader the USA would have ever had has been terminated by an abortion simply because the baby wasn’t wanted.

  • Langleyite11

    Give me a break. It’s a fetus. Not viable outside the womb. Stop trying to quash women’s rights. I’m sorry you had a miscarriage.

    • TheBBP

      So, a baby is a fetus and someone who is biologically born a man is instantly a woman if he chooses to be?

      I live in a vastly different existence than libs do.

    • bowie1

      Can you really look in that baby’s eyes and say that?

      • Bolvon72

        eyes?

        • bowie1

          The ones that are closed (the second one down looks like they are open but I could be mistaken about that.)

          • wandakate

            Walter lived OUTSIDE the womb, he was breathing. His mother saw his little heart ticking. His lungs were not formed. He had hyland lung disorder because he was not in the womb long enough for his lungs to form completely and he wasn’t able to breath in oxygen for more than a few minutes. His lungs didn’t have the capacity to do it for him thus he passed on. Walter lived. If only for a few minutes, he was alive, not just a fetus, or a blog of goo or whatever it is they try to tell people. He was a human being and when they are aborted they are murdered plain and simple.

          • Langleyite11

            The male fetus wasn’t able to breathe (learn to spell) because it was a fetus, not viable outside the womb. It didn’t “live” outside the womb. Nice try though.

          • wandakate

            I was typing fast and my fingers missed the e…not that you’re perfect! I know how to spell so you don’t need to be a you know what. I was a school teacher and know breath and breathe are two different words. Do you go around correcting everybody that makes a typo? Wish you had something more constructive to do with your time.
            Baby Walter didn’t have the lung compasity to breath on his own. The lungs were not formed yet. All he needed was more time in his mothers womb. She showed us a picture of the baby, and he was a fully formed fetus that would have been a fully formed human being (soul) had he been in the womb longer. That is not a blob. He was a total human person with arms, legs, toes, fingers, a head, a face, everything he needed. He just needed more time to be where he was supposed to be before he was able to make it on his own. His heart was beating she said, and he did make it for a few minutes…You are mistaken.

          • Langleyite11

            You were a school teacher? Poor kids. It’s “capacity” not compasity.

          • wandakate

            Well there you are again…I fixed it with another word, and I will slow down the typing. What would I do without you to remind me of all my mistakes?…How did I do just now??? All in order? GO away!

          • WorldGoneCrazy

            Don’t sweat it, WandaKate: you are dealing with an ideologue in Langleyite, someone who claims there is no god because of science, yet denies the scientific fact that a fetus is a living human being. She is a New Absurdist. So, I think that, like Pharaoh, she may have hardened her heart beyond redemption. But, I know we can’t give up on her. I’m praying for her.

          • wandakate

            I ran into some crazy thinkers on these comment pages. One today in particular, was picking at me right and left. If it wasn’t my spelling (typo error), he was putting me down and making derogatory comments etc. I am not losing any sleep over these comments that these idiots make. I won’t sweat it, I promise. Thanks for the advise though. I’m old enough, wise enough and have enough common sense to see beyond them. Thank GOD!
            Not sure what a New Absurdist is. Know about being absurd, but never heard it put that way before, but I live and learn everyday. I am finding out that there are many nasty people in the world which makes me very sad.
            She may have hardened her heart as you say, as those people are lost and some don’t realize it, or just don’t care. But GOD created heaven and hell for that very purpose.

          • WorldGoneCrazy

            Great points! New Absurdist is my pet name for the New A-theists. They say absurd things like “The universe created itself,” etc.

          • Langleyite11

            Don’t pray for me. I don’t need anything from nutbars like you.

          • WorldGoneCrazy

            Are you name calling because you have lost the intellectual debate? No reply to all of your beloved science which points to my beloved Savior?

            It seems that your attraction to a-theism is a very emotional, blind faith sort of thing. I understand. I was a blind faith a-theist too (for 42 LONG years), and I do want you to know that unshakable ground is NOT a myth. (paraphrasing Kevin Costner in Waterworld :-))

            Let Baby Walter be your guide to a better life in a better worldview, where Life and Truth can be found in the Person of Jesus of Nazareth, and where some things, like abortion, are objectively immoral and other things, like defending the pre-born, are objectively virtuous.

            May God bless you by opening your eyes to the Relationship rooted in reality.

          • Right2Bear

            Why are you on this site?

          • wandakate

            You are to be ignored, go find somebody else to deal with. I taught Piano and you don’t need to know much about spelling to do that…just CDEFGABC…BACKWARDS CBAGFEDC, da da da da!!!

          • Right2Bear

            May God have mercy on your wretched soul

          • Langleyite11

            Nice oxymoron from a so called Christian. That word may be too big for you.

          • Right2Bear

            I will pray for you

          • wandakate

            Instead of worrying about my spelling and correcting me, why don’t you spend your time going to some high schools and showing those kids how to spell? Oh wait, they’re learning common core, they’re too far gone now for anybody to help them aren’t they?

          • LadyFreeBird<God'sNotDead

            She had to find something to pick on . that was the only thing she could come up with .

    • WorldGoneCrazy

      No woman has a “right” to do a wrong: and abortion is an unspeakable wrong.

      • Langleyite11

        No, what is unspeakable is when a woman feels forced to carry her fetus to term because of nutjobs like you screaming at her, calling her a murderer… and then her unwanted child ends up being neglected, or beaten, or starved to death. It’s much better if an unwanted pregnancy is terminated while the fetus is still a fetus.

        Do all of you high and mighty ones who feel that abortion is murder feel better after you stand outside doctor’s offices and call women murderers? Does that make you feel like you’ve earned some magical place in that magical place you all feel exists? (aka “heaven”)

        • WorldGoneCrazy

          It seems you have become unhinged. Does Baby Walter invoke some deeply hidden guilt? If so, we can find post-abortive counseling for you no matter what state you are in.

          You write: “It’s much better if an unwanted pregnancy is terminated while the fetus is still a fetus.”

          That “fetus” is a human being, Sweetie Pie. You are arguing for killing innocent defenseless human beings in the womb – just because you are bigger and stronger than they are and they are not “convenient.” If that is not “murder,” then “murder” has no meaning.

          Just let us know what state you are in, and we can get you the help you so desperately need. It is a horrible thing to kill one’s baby – regardless of location, in the womb or out. Praying for you – God bless!

          • Langleyite11

            I’m far from unhinged. It’s not murder. You people need to get on with your lives. And yes, it is better that a fetus is terminated while a fetus. Unless you approve of children being starved and beaten… then you would be the one needing help.

            FYI… there is no god. There is science. Trumps “god” any day.

          • WorldGoneCrazy

            “It’s not murder.” “And yes, it is better that a fetus is terminated while a fetus.”

            Your second sentence contradicts your first. You belie the truth that killing an innocent defenseless baby in the womb is murder, when you say “it is better” to kill them earlier rather than later. Seems like the Nazis said the same thing about Jewish babies.

            “FYI… there is no god.”

            Prove it! Your assertion, your burden.

            “There is science. Trumps “god” any day.”

            Except that your data points to my Deity. Merely the Kalam Cosmological Argument supported by Big Bang, cosmic background radiation, 2nd Law of Thermodynamics, inflationary universe, BGV Theorem all point to a First Uncaused Cause Whose metaphysical characteristics are strikingly in agreement with those of the Christian God. And, when it comes to evidence for God, your science is just the tip of the iceberg.

            So, I would reply: “There is a God. And He trumps pro-aborts any day, especially on the last day.” God bless you!

        • wandakate

          When it’s all over and JESUS comes to judge everybody (including you) then you will know if there is a JESUS, if there is a place for you to spend your eternity. Heaven and hell are real and many people will go to both, but more will go to hell than to heaven unfortunately.
          I wonder if when you were little like Walter if you were a real baby or just a “fetus”!

          • Langleyite11

            I was a fetus. Same as you. Same as everyone else. Again, it’s called “science.” Look it up.

          • Right2Bear

            Fetus is Latin for baby

        • David Michelle Dunn

          How about if you don’t want kids, use some birth control. They give condoms away free at clinics! Or learn to have some self control and NOT have sex! Or better yet, do it God’s way and wait til you are married!

          • Langleyite11

            Always the woman’s fault, right? Typical stupid republican. Stay out of MY personal life. I will do whatever the hell I want.

          • David Michelle Dunn

            Never implied it was a female’s fault. Both parties doing the deed should prevent unwanted pregnancies. If you are grown enough to do it, then you should be grown enough to deal with the consequences. Not the child’s fault for being conceived. Be more responsible. And again if you control yourself (male or female) and wait til marriage to have children, a lot of these murdered babies and unwanted out of wedlock children would no longer occur. And who cares whether you are republican or democrat? I never stated what my political choice is nor did I point out any fault of a particular sex. You assumed.And you know what they say when you assume something. Don’t put words into my mouth that I didn’t say. As far as being in your business, I don’t know who you are, what you do, nor do I care to. If you know anything about grammar, you’d know I was generally speaking when I was using the word YOU. And furthermore, when it takes MY tax money to pay for others contraceptives and abortions, it becomes my business. Be more responsible and pay your own way!

    • Angel Jabbins

      Take your left hand. Put it in front of your face. Now turn your head to the right and slap yourself up side the head. Hopefully that cleared all the political correctness out your head so you can see clearly now…it’s a baby! Duh!

    • wandakate

      Unless it was rape, they should not have gotten pregnant in the first place. Unless the child is going to harm the mother while she is carrying it, then it should be born. It is a human being (a soul) that was created with the help of the LORD. GOD calls it murder, man calls it woman’s rights…GOD is the judge in the end, not man. There is right and there is wrong. If you don’t ever want to make that choice of having an abortion then prevent that from happening in the first place. Use protection and common sense.

      • Langleyite11

        God doesn’t exist. It’s a fetus. That’s called science. Science trumps you “god” people every time.

        • wandakate

          Guess what’s going to “trump you unbelievers”? JUDGMENT DAY…That day is coming when you and those like you have to stand right in front of JESUS and He will asked His angels how you lived your life and if you believed in Him, and if your name is in His book, and when they say no, that’s it, it’s over for you. I would be thinking about that if I were you. You only have one life to live and you need to get it right the first time, there is no second chance.

          • Langleyite11

            Sure, ok, whatever helps you sleep at night.

  • TheBBP

    That is a beautiful story. I hope that it continues to make the rounds and becomes a blessing to many more families.

    • wandakate

      GOD does work in mysterious ways…He wanted us to know through baby Walter that that little fetus inside the mother is a real body, a soul that was created in there with the help of GOD. The LORD gives life and the LORD takes it away. Walter had a purpose and was important to the world even for the few minutes that he lived. I’m a grandma of 5 and I had tears after seeing this. I did lose a baby at 14 weeks way back between my first and second daughters and I often wanted to know if that was a boy or a girl and what our relationship would have been like. I lost a child that I loved and that hopefully would have loved me. I feel so bad for these people but it’s about His will being done and not our will.
      Our children belong to GOD and are loaned to us as human parents for a time.

      • jacqueline

        I lost 3 at different stages and they all were fully formed babies , your child loves you and is waiting to be re united with you in heaven , watch “heaven is for real ” ,or anyone who has personal experience will tell you , one of my children ,when they were in a coma told me what they saw and describe to me the room they were in and what was being said, they were moved to another room where they woke up in intensive care ,a completely different set up from the room they described and what was said in that room they could never have known as I was praying in my head they knew every word and where i was standing , they said they were watching me from above and could see their bodie in the bed , told me what the Dr said to me everything ……we have had alot happen in my family that could only be the hand of God interveining.God Bless you all xo

  • sammy13

    RIP Walter.

    Such a precious gift from God. Such a short life. But a lifetime of memories for the parents. How anyone can view this photo, or the many like it on the internet, and say with all seriousness that this is not a child is beyond belief. I cannot say that a female terminating a pregnancy is doing so callously nor can I say that the doctor performing the procedure to include late term is callous and without feeling. But it does beg the question.

  • Susan

    Sorry for your loss. Your son was not “miscarried” You gave birth to him, alive and breathing on his own before he passed.

    • Nofun

      There was no chance …. it was miscarried … this is just Pro Dead Women and Girls lobby (Right to Life) sickness.

  • Evangelina Vigilantee

    God bless you for sharing this. I can only imagine the many lives that are being spared by his death. He is in a better place now too.
    <3

  • http://www.bibleversusconstitution.org/ Ted R. Weiland

    The battle against this atrocity begins with identifying it correctly. By calling it “abortion,” we’ve already acquiesced to the opposition’s terminology. Look up “abortion” and “miscarriage” in any dictionary. A miscarriage is an abortion. What doctors (and parents) do to infants in the womb is infanticide. Had Roe v. Wade been waged over infanticide rather than abortion, it would have never made it to the court room. In fact, by employing the word “abortion,” Roe v. Wade was won before it ever
    got to court.

    The Greek word “brephos” employed in the New Testament for infants already born is the same word used for infants in the womb (Luke 2:12 and Luke 1:41), without specifying the precise moment they became a “brephos.” Therefore, our only option is to then accept that they became such at conception. Thus, intentionally killing a brephos at any point is “brephocide” or, more properly, infanticide.

    The point being, we Christians need to stop using the non-Christians’ watered-down,
    politically correct terms such as “abortion” and “gay.” It’s infanticide and sodomy. There is no power in the former terms against evil and our first mistake is in acquiescing to the ungodly’s terminology.

    Listen to Part 1 of “Word Wars & Captive Thoughts” at http://www.missiontoisrael.org/tapelist.php#T849.

    • wandakate

      You have managed to tell it like it is…and that is known as the truth will set you free.

    • Nofun

      Is it sodomy for Lesbians too?

      A fetus is not an infant.

      A woman has a perfect right to terminate HER pregnancy. Something in you can’t have equal or superior rights to your body. Forced pregnancy is torture … maybe you should mind your own business womb snooper.

      • violetteal

        Science is against you. We have the same DNA from conception to death. We do not have a right to take a life unless we are in mortal peril. Truth is, people who opt for abortions are doing it out of convenience and taking away the right of a child. It evil and God will punish those who will not repent.

        • Nofun

          DNA has nothing to do with it. When something is in you it is a different moral context thus different morality applies.

          The old convenience argument backfires as it implies that raising a child is easy and not the hardest thing you will do in life.

          Banning abortion and forced pregnancy are evil as we know through history that the former results in dead women and girls en masse and we still have abortion.

          Science is against your faith construct.

          • violetteal

            I think you wished your parents had decided to end your life before it started. You are in misery. If making any decision was decided for its ease, nothing worth while would ever happen. A child is a blessing and never a burden. If you lack character to have a child, by all mean, use birth control. Your inconvenience is no excuse for ending a life.

          • Nofun

            The inconvenience blows in up in YOUR face as it implies raising a child is easy when it is the hardest thing you will ever do.

            It also implies women just get pregnant in order to get an abortion.

            I love how you make up insane things I THINK. Isn’t that bearing false witness and thus sinful?

            It also implies the ludicrous idea that you would be disappointed if you were aborted which is a real knee slapper ….. the non-existent don’t have an opinion of their non-existence.

          • violetteal

            I said I think, not I know. It is ALWAYS convenience that decides a thing. the word sounds condescending and I apologize for that but there is no other word i can think of that describes a core reason for any decision in the human mind. Will it be inconvenient if? How will this effect me? No choices are easy, even the path of least resistance. A girl opts for an abortion and years later she decides to have a child and discovers that he uterus is damaged. If she had the baby, gave it away to a loving family and later, when she chose to start a family, things would be different.

          • Nofun

            It is just anti-choice language don’t apologize … you were taught it.

            And please ….. nearly all women go on to have children after an abortion. Problems are rare.

            It is not your decision. Point at this fetus you wring your hands about and you point to a woman’s abdomen not a baby. Its HER pregnancy …. nothing to do with you.

          • violetteal

            Anti-choice? LOL!! Women and men have choices. Hedonistic choices or Godly choices. Abortions are hedonistic sacrifices to the gods of pleasure. The fact is that the western world has been openly committing human sacrifice with unborn children for 50 years.

          • Nofun

            Having sex is hardly hedonistic unless you live dullist life imaginable. And no one woman has an abortion for hedonistic reasons. Do you really think women get pregnant just to have an abortion because its so much fun.

            Not everyone wants to live your dead sexless life.

            As I said before all morals have context. The context of something in you means that that something gets no say in what you do with your body. It is simple morality.

          • Michael Howell

            Is that supposed to hurt my feelings?

          • Nofun

            No just trying to give you a reality check that not everyone is a religious zombie wasting the only life they get pretending to be someone they are not.

            That’s is one of the many reasons the tag “pro life” is so amusing. You don’t embrace life at all.

          • Datrebor

            No they don’t get pregnant to have an abortion but some have an abortion instead of using precautions. It’s your body but that is a baby growing in it. A fetus is s stage of the baby’s development.

          • Nofun

            Where is this mythical woman that has abortions instead of contraception. Do you really think some woman would choose an operation over a pill.

            it is just anti-choice lies.

          • Datrebor

            They are out there just have to look at all the babies from out of wedlock. No I don’t think they thought which would I rather do use contraception or have an abortion. Its they don’t think about that at all and end up pregnant. Then stuck with keeping or an abortion.

          • Nofun

            So you can’t actually point to any …but you are sure they are out there.

            Don’t be ridiculous. No woman chooses to have medical operations over taking a pill.

          • Datrebor

            This is not about making choice of the pill or abortion. When the time comes to even think about abortion its too late to take the pill. They needed to think about that before she hooked up with some one. Either she takes the pill or he wears protection. You can find some, just look for the ones that have had more than two abortion and I’d guess they would be one. That statement is ridiculous that at say 10 weeks she still has the choice of the pill or abortion.

          • Nofun

            Pathetic dodge. You are saying women are willfully not taking contraception so they get an abortion.

            Contraception can fail and people can just screw up but no woman would choose to have repeated medical operations rather than take a pill.

            Just admit this mythical women is a construct of the Dead Women and Girls Lobby (aka Right To Life). And speaking of the Dead Women and Girls Lobby (aka Right To Life) they oppose all forms of contraception except a variation on the Catholic rhythm method which doesn’t work.

            If you anti-choicers spent more time pushing contraception than ridiculous notions of abstinence you would go a long way to reduce abortion.

          • Datrebor

            I think you have a reading problem. I did not say they are “willfully” not taking the pill. I said they don’t take precautions to not get pregnant then when they find out they are already pregnant its too late. They have two choices to keep the kid or adopt it out. Or have an abortion.

            Again its not that they chose to go through a medical operation rather than taking the pill. It’s that they chose not to take, or don’t take adequate, precautions to avoid getting pregnant and they chose to take their chances and when they get pregnant they get an abortion. And it might not be their idea for Planned Parenthood or the person they are with at the time.

            Show me where they say they are against “All” forms of contraceptions? I googled it and that take no stance on contraceptions.

          • Nofun

            To be fair the National Right To Life claim to take no position on contraception but many of their state affiliates aren’t so neutral.

            “Pro-Life Wisconsin is opposed to all forms of artificial contraception.
            We support only natural methods of spacing the births of children”.

            They ALL do play word games with what is contraception and what is an abortificant. The insane idea being a fertilized egg is a human. This makes them opposed to a vast array of contraceptives.

            They also oppose all sex education except for abstinence which as we know never works.

          • Datrebor

            Abstinence never works? How many people do you know that had a virgin birth? Also have the Pro-Life Wisconsin lost the right to their own opinion?

          • Nofun

            Abstinence fails every time it used instead of sensible sex education. Sates with abstinence-only education have the highest rates of teen pregnancies.

            “In 2008, a University of Washington study found that teenagers
            who received comprehensive sex education were 60% less likely to get
            pregnant than someone who received abstinence-only education.”

            “A 2007 federal report found that abstinence-only programs have had “no impacts on rates of sexual abstinence,”

            “Texas, which has one of the highest rates of teen pregnancy in
            the country and a track record of strict abstinence-only education. Even with declining birth rates nationwide, the Lone Star state has lagged behind, but that didn’t stop them from doubling down their efforts on something that was already not working.

            In 2013, Texas reportedly spent $1.2 million on a website aggressively preaching abstinence-only education, omitting any mention of contraception.”

          • Datrebor

            You didn’t say education when you said abstinence never works. I’m talking not about the education side but if the teens could practice abstinence it will work. Give them the full education on sex including the best way to not get pregnant or an STD is abstinence.

          • Nofun

            Yes, and if we all had wings we could fly.

            But teen human beings have sex. That will never change.

            When you rely on abstinence you get teen pregnancy and abortion.

            I was always astounded by anti-abortion people who oppose sex education and the widest availability possible for contraceptives. The idea that people can be convinced to live sexless lives never ever works.

          • Datrebor

            Try re-reading my post again. I didn’t say no to education just include abstinence in with it.

            To say teens have sex, is a cop-out. There are teens that don’t have sex till they are married. To say it will never change is silly, people can and do change.

            I’m amused by those who think just because we are against abortion we are against education. It does work and can work better the more people get behind it. Like celebrities.

          • Nofun

            Abstinence is included in sex education.

            But lets not pretend that you don’t want that to be the only thing that is taught.

          • Datrebor

            Good, because it would be pretending on your part. Parents do have the right to say what, in this subject, can be taught to their children.

          • Datrebor

            What do you mean “that will never change”. Maybe that some teens will engage in sex but the numbers have changed. In the 50s the percentage of pregnancies out of wedlock was just under 15% in 2000 it was just under 80%. So if it can change to where more teens are having sex then it can change back to where less are. Just because we can’t completely stop teen sex doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be taught.

          • Nofun

            In the 50s unwanted pregnancies along with most things was swept under the carpet so the neighbors couldn’t see. It was dealt with usually by abortion or adoption but all in secret. Single mothers were spat on.

            There is no superior morality in the past.

          • jacqueline

            Having an abortion is the most regretable thing you wil ever do ! And its much easier to bring up a child and much more fullfilling

          • Nofun

            Studies say otherwise. Your problem is you think everyone is like you and in your situation. They are not.

          • Michael Howell

            We have to come to terms with the fact that there are women out there who really don’t care. Let them be damned. The rest, I hope are taken care of by people who love them. If they wish to keep the child or give it up, at least they did the right thing.

          • FC1919

            Speak for yourself because I have no regrets about having my abortion. AND just for the record I was on birth control. I don’t regret one thing about having my abortion. People like you needs to mind their own business & stop trying to tell me what I can or cant do with my womb! ITS NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS! Why don’t you concern yourself with the millions of unwanted children that already in this world that is being raped, beat, molested & murdered? Ha! What exactly have you done for all those children that’s already been born? Adoption? It takes years to adopt a child in the USA unless its a private adoption. People like you make me sick! How much child support are you willing to pay for an unwanted child?
            If you had to pay for a child for 18 yrs. then you would shut up. Don’t give me that crap that you would because you & I both know you wouldn’t pay for a child that isn’t even yours. It easy for you to be a keyboard warrior and pretend to be all righteous but in all honesty you are being a true hypocrite. Stop trying to make women have children that they don’t want!
            Oh and remember this—-> Not all women regret aborting their unwanted child. I know I didn’t 😉 Have a nice day by minding your own business!

          • jacqueline

            The pregnancy would only be forced if you were raped , abstain , use contraception to prevent an unwanted child , educate yourself as clearly, not mature enough to have one or be able to educate one , it is easy when you are physically and mentally mature enough to be able to deal with one . In those days there was no contraception , know your history .Mother of 7 grandmother of 5

          • Nofun

            Rubbish. Abortion occurs when a woman finds herself pregnant and does not want to be. Everything before that is woulda, coulda shoulda.

            Forced pregnancy is when you attempt to change the law to force her to be pregnant against her will …. which is torture.
            It never works of course, as history shows. So the decision is whether she gets a safe medical abortion or an unsafe amateur effort.

            Over and above all that IT IS NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS.

          • jacqueline

            Precicely think first before you create a human being !!! YOU DONT JUST FIND YOURSELF PREGNANT ,have you ever seen a baby die after its been aborted ? you’ve got the internet …..!
            How is that not torture for the poor nurses and medical staff who are forced to watch it , is that not torture for them ?!
            Grow up and it is my business ,who else will stand up for the rights of the baby and educate a generation ….Who need to be more responsable for their actions. Instead of discarding a human like a piece of garbage ! They didnt have contraceptive back then so its hardly the same is it !?

          • Nofun

            Rubbish. Doctors and nurses are no forced to be there.

            Yes they did have contraception back then.

            Others people’s wombs are not your business. And harassing children about it is sick.

            Forcing a woman to be pregnant against her will is torture …. and what for …. to placate your Sunday church morals or your delicate sensibilities. Sorry no. Mind you own business.

      • jacqueline

        would it not be better to use contraception ,so a baby …..isnt murdered .There are plenty of web pages here where you can see its a baby ,.prevention is better and some thought put into it and the risk to the mother .The baby has a right too you force death onto it and it has no say ….

        • Nofun

          It is a fetus until born.

          Yes contraception is best. But they all have a failure rate and people just screw up.

          When something is in you that something cannot dictate what you do with your body. A fetus has no rights, Its a women’s pregnancy until born and it is in by her permission. That permission can be revoked at any time for any reason. You, Jesus and the state get no say.

          • jacqueline

            No its a baby ….did you not take Biology ?!
            Thats why you also have back up of the morning after pill ,if your responsable enough to take it to prevent fertalisation ……and a baby foarming !
            No your concience should do that for you, thats why you have one? if you choose to ignor it thats your missfortune . And regret !

          • Nofun

            No its a fetus…did you not take Biology

            A recent study has shown that the 85% of women who have an abortion have no regrets about doing so.

            Don’t want an abortion … don’t have one. But you have no right to demand others make your choice.

          • jennthebomb

            Is it the Catholics or the Christians that oppose contraceptive use?

          • jennthebomb

            That is true. I have had 7 abortions and i do not ever think of any of them!! Not once in my day does any of the abortions i’ve had within my lifetime creep into my thoughts. Not even when abortion is being discussed around me or i see it come up on t.v. I just never think about it. It happened by my choice and i continued on in life!!!

  • Gregory Alan of Johnson

    Elohim is using Walter for His Glory, in the name of Yeshua. Be it so.

    • LadyFreeBird<God'sNotDead

      Amen !

  • KellyKAFIR

    So sad… Thank you parents for sharing your little Walter…
    love,
    a fellow bereaved mama

  • judyt00

    so, yes, a baby cannot survive outside the womb at less than 24 weeks. what is the issue, her story proved it. abortions should be done before 20weeks because the fetus cannot survive being born

    • Melissa Simpson

      You say a baby can not survive, survival comes from being alive, so this baby as other babies in the mother’s womb are alive even if being kept alive from the mother. The point is to choose to take a child out because of one’s choice is to choose to allow a child who is alive to die on purpose, which is murder. Now I pray those who do so come to know Jesus and not do such a thing, if they know Jesus they need to seriously repent and ask God for true forgiveness. Even children of rape or those of special needs are still alive in the womb and deserve care and love.

  • Kenneth Hanson

    I absolutely HATE and DETEST the premise of abortion. I know it’s a Mother’s legal right to kill her unborn child but WTF?

    • inquiringmindswanttoknow

      Never once had sex without birth control unless you planned to conceive a child then Kenneth?

      • Kenneth Hanson

        Rather too well educated and in control of my passions! I care too much about the unborn and their well being to conceive a child without wanting the arrival of my progeny.

  • sammy13

    Heart-wrenching. Truly. And still people do not believe. And now we have many states adopting the pain at 20 weeks law. This child was 19 weeks! Where is the rationale in establishing 20 weeks as the line not to be crossed? Does any person truly believe this little miracle from God could not feel pain? A closeness to his mother?

  • Nofun

    Sick.

  • Josey

    you can clearly see a formed baby even at 19 weeks, has all his fingers, toes, etc.

    • Nofun

      Still a fetus and still inside a woman.

  • Cosmic Mastermind

    That is not a baby. 19 weeks is almost 6 months, but that is a fetus.

  • Nofun

    The cruelty of this is beyond imagining. A fetus this young does have myelin covers on their nerves so out of the womb they are in extreme agony. Touching it would push this agony to unbelievable heights.

    This is the selfishness and cruelty of fetus worship.