It’s undoubtedly been a long, emotional and probably even frightening experience, at times, for the parents of George and Harrison Kent. But it seems that their two babies, born at less than 4 pounds between them, are finally ready to go home and the fight they’ve endured to get to that point is nothing short of amazing.
Category: Premature Babies
Over the last 6 years we have featured a number of amazing babies who were born too soon but not many that were as tiny as Kenna Moore. Born at 24 weeks weighing a mere 9ozs(272 gram) measuring just 9.6 inches, baby Kenna has more than defied the odds stacked against her from birth.
Music definitely has healing powers. Researchers at Florida State University have announced a new musical device that can help preemies quickly learn the important muscle movements needed to suck, which can reduce their ICU stay.
Rachael Udell, 31, and her husband Ashely Udell, 29, had been married for two years when they decided that they were ready to start a family. Before long, they found out they were pregnant. Soon after that, they discovered that they had naturally conceived triplets. They were overjoyed by the news. But it wasn’t long before their joy turned to fear.
A study out of Brazil may have found a way to prevent the GI disease necrotizing enterocolitis in premature babies. The use of probiotics seems to be a key in helping these preemies avoid the potentially fatal condition.
November is Prematurity Awareness Month. In honor of this, some parents who have had babies prematurely have offered to tell their stories to create awareness about his important cause.
America is a very special miracle baby, born to immigrant parents in Indiana. She was born at just 24 weeks gestation and weighed only 11 ounces. Doctors gave her only a 10% chance of survival at birth, but little America had other plans.
Even though he is only 2 days only, Mason Otten is already making news.
The tiny baby was born prematurely on July 22nd and is now in St. Louis Children’s Hospital where he is being treated for gastroschesis.
Tiny baby Dhruvi has survived for months so far, despite being one of the tiniest premature babies born in India. The little girl, whose names means “firm” in Sanskrit, was only 1 pound and 3 ounces at birth, or 540 grams.
Arriving last Monday at just 23 weeks of gestation, Berselia Hernandez Chavarri defies odds by breathing on her own inside her incubator.
Charlie Sheen and wife Brooke Mueller Sheen speak to Entertainment Tonite in a new interview airing tonight.
The Sheens open up to ET about the birth of their twin sons, Bob and Max, born 7 weeks premature.