The predominance of human biological research confirms that human life begins at conception—fertilization. At fertilization, the human being emerges as a whole, genetically distinct, individuated zygotic living human organism, a member of the species Homo sapiens, needing only the proper environment to grow and develop. The difference between the individual in its adult stage and in its zygotic stage is one of form, not nature.

— American College of Pediatricians

Posted by cultureshift

A plea to win the hearts of those who choose to dehumanize our development and undermine our right to live.


  1. Is this the declaration they made in March of 2017?
    And previously the photographic technology has been there for many years so that we can no longer deny that life has begun at conception… A human Zygote will never be anything else but human…
    And God said through Jeremiah, “Before I formed you in the womb, I knew you;..”


  2. I want to use this on ClinicQuotes. Can you give me the source?


    1. The quote was contained in an article published by the American College of Pediatricians in 2004 and updated in 2017. The original author was Fred de Miranda, MD, and the article was updated by Dr. Patricia Lee June, MD. The article can be found here:


      1. Thanks…..


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