I believe that life-affirming medicine can change the world, one heart at a time.

Life-affirming medicine is aimed at restoring the integrity of the human person by combining the best of science and modern medicine with the healing presence of Jesus Christ. Life-affirming medicine recognizes each person as a unique gift — an individual made up of body, soul and spirit, deserving of mercy and dignity.

Hi, I'm Dr. John Bruchalski

I am a pro-life OB/GYN working to builD a culture of life in MEDICINE.

Chapter 1: The One Pound Person

It’s another busy night in labor and delivery at Norfolk General Hospital. I hustle through the unit, which is abuzz with nurses, laboring mothers, and the rhythmic sounds of fetal heart monitors echoing into the hallway. I stop to check the patient chart hanging on the wall outside the  delivery room to which I’ve been paged. … Inside, a woman lies trembling on a birthing bed with tears streaming down her cheeks… 

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