Alex Jones, 21, was 24 weeks pregnant with her second child, a little boy, when her water suddenly broke. Immediately, she was rushed to a maternity unit at the nearby Prince Charles Hospital. It was there that she was given the horrible news – doctors couldn’t find a heartbeat; her son would be born stillborn.
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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.
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.
Haydee Ibarra and Yovani Guido were all smiles today while surrounded by friends, family and hospital staff as they wheeled their miracle baby out of the Los Angeles County Hospital.
At birth, Melinda Star Guido was so tiny she could fit into the palm of her doctor’s hand, weighing a mere 9 1/2 ounces. Born at 24 weeks in late August, the little fighter is believed to be the second-smallest baby to survive in the U.S. and third smallest in the world.
A tiny baby is fighting for his life after his mom, a 17-year-old girl from Chicago, was shot in the head on Tuesday night.
This week there has been a lot of talk about resuscitating babies born before 24 weeks and whether doctors are doing more harm than good. It is well know that a baby born extremely premature is at risk for being severely disabled and having long-term issues with breathing and feeding. In recent years the survival rates for 24 week babies have almost doubled while the outcomes for babies at 23 weeks haven’t changed dramatically.
Born four months early in August, the Spicocchi quintuplets are all home and doing well for Christmas this year. The five tiny babies may be too young to know what this gift means to their parents, but they are enjoying the love nonetheless.
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 this important cause.
Mom Amanda shares her journey with us. Meet Brielle Lynn!
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 this important cause. Meet 24 weeker Cayden River, who came into this world weighing a mere 1lb 4.8oz.
For the second time this week, a set of quintuplets has been delivered in the US. On Tuesday, Aime and Vince Spicocchi welcomed a set of tiny, yet healthy quints in Akron, Ohio. The 24 week preemies are tiny, yet healthy and expected to grow well.