When delivering a premature baby, Neonatologists often move quickly to get the baby out and onto life support to improve the baby’s chances of survival. But one team at LA’s Cedars-Sinai Medical Center paused for just a moment to marvel at a 26 week old baby who was delivered in his amniotic sac.
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Born 14 weeks early on September 23rd, weighing a mere 10 ounces, E’Layah Faith Pegues has surprised many with her fighting spirit.
Tiny E’Layah Faith Pegues has surprised many with her fighting spirit. Born 14 weeks early on September 23rd, she weighed a mere 10 ounces and measured just 10 inches long.
Each and every day, little miracles are born all around the world. All of them are amazing and special, but some are so rare that we can’t help but stop and take just a second to truly appreciate the miracle of life. A preemie, born at just 26 weeks inside a fully intact amniotic sac, happened to be responsible for one of those rare but very special moments.
Seven years ago, Kathy Taylor had a spot of melanoma removed from her back. As she continued to raise and home school her children, everything seemed to be fine. Then, just three weeks ago, the unexpected happened: Kathy’s cancer returned so quickly and with such a vengeance that it caught the entire family off guard.
Ujunwa Eneh Ozeh thought she had plenty of time to take her one-year-old daughter, Nnedinma, on vacation. She was only 26 weeks pregnant, after all. But (surprise, surprise!) little Michael had other plans.
Though life sometimes hands you a series of events in which everything that can go wrong does go wrong, there are also those times when you know you’ve truly witnessed a miracle. Thankfully, Tonya Owens and her beautiful son, Maddox, were handed a series of miracles that ended up saving both of their lives.
When a mom-to-be needs to deliver her baby 6 months into her pregnancy the date doesn’t come with anything but fear. For Caroline Lefebvre that apprehension was compounded by the fact that her baby was only less than a pound.
When Luz Milagros was delivered 13 days ago, doctors made no attempt to resuscitate her, but instead told her parents she was stillborn and handed them a death certificate.
By some amazing miracle she survived in a refrigerated box for 12 hours, but now the tiny fighter has taken a turn for the worse.
On April 3rd, a mother in Argentina grieved the loss of her infant. She was told that she had delivered a stillborn who displayed no signs of life. Before the grieving mother could see her “deceased” daughter, doctors placed the tiny infant into a small coffin and whisked away to the morgue. The parents, Analia […]
Born a preemie at 26 weeks was difficult enough for Maci Van Riesen but what the baby girl also suffered from was a rare disorder that made it impossible for her to swallow food. From being a handful to fitting snugly in her mother’s arms, this miracle baby has come a long way thanks to her doctors and BOTOX.
There isn’t much in the world more depressing and gut-wrenching than discovering that you have cancer – except being pregnant and discovering that you have cancer.
A Redwood City, CA couple looking to just have one baby is now prepping to bring home 4!
After naturally conceived, on the first try, mom Samantha Weng was told something different everytime she went for an ultrasound. At first, they were told they would be having twins, then triplets and finally quadruplets!
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 the story of her two sons that were both born premature over four years apart.