Were there to be no support in the whole history of ethical and moral thought, were there no acknowledged confirmation from medical science, were the history of legal opinion to the contrary, we would still have to conclude on the basis of God's Holy Word that the unborn child is a person in the sight of God. He is protected by the sanctity of life graciously given to each individual by the Creator, Who alone places His image upon man and grants them any right to life which they have.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
7 Reasons Why Your Child Needs a Catholic Pediatrician by Kathleen M. Berchelmann, MD
Parents need a doctor who shares their values.
I used to believe we should leave medicine to the doctors and faith to the Church. I didn’t really understand that my pediatrician would become a personal mentor for me as I navigated parenthood. I didn’t consider that my pediatrician would become a private confidant of my children, discussing sensitive issues behind closed doors. And then I became a pediatrician.
I’ve spent the past 11 years practicing pediatrics and I remain more convinced than ever that everyone needs a pediatrician who shares their parenting values. Here are seven reasons why you need a Catholic health care provider for your children, and why I started a not-for-profit directory to help you find these providers at CatholicPediatrics.