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‘World’s Most Premature Baby’ Set To Leave Hospital

A baby girl, who is being called the world’s most premature baby after she was born at just 21 weeks 5 days, is now strong enough to leave the hospital.

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UK’s Smallest Twin Born at 23 Weeks Joins Parents At Home

There has been a lot of talk about whether doctors should resuscitate a baby that is born before the golden ’24 week’ threshold. One UK couple is thankful that doctors took a chance of their babies and are now able to bring their surviving daughter home.

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The 23 Week Controversy

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.

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BC Couple Shares Their Tiny Baby’s Story

Oliver Newman was only 1 pound, 12 ounces when he came into the world. The tiny preemie, born at 28 weeks, spends his days growing in an neonatal incubator at the Salmon Creek Legacy Hospital in Vancouver.

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Ireland’s Smallest Baby Fighting All Odds

She was the size of a pen when she was born and weighed less than a pound at just 420 g. But the tiniest miracle born in Ireland Sive McDonald is home now, thriving with her parents.

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Egyptian Couple Welcomes Sextuplets in Dubai

A homeless Egyptian couple has welcomed a set of sextuplets at a hospital in Dubai.

A team of 30 medical staff were on hand to deliver the three boys (Mohammad, Ahmad, Khalifa) and three girls (Israa, Sara, Donia).

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Born Too Soon ~ Meet 24 Week Twins Ellis & Ianto

November was March of Dimes Prematurity Awareness Month. In honor of this, many parents who have had babies prematurely offered to tell their stories to create awareness about this important cause.

Even though we are into December, we still have many stories to tell. We’d like you to meet Ellis & lanto!

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Prematurity Awareness Month ~ Meet Brothers 26 Weeker & Zander & 23 Weeker Quinn

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.

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Prematurity Awareness Month – Meet 23 Week Twins Amanda & Dylan!

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.

Our next amazing babies are Amanda and Dylan, the super preemie team that arrived at just 23 weeks 5 days into mom’s pregnancy.

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Prematurity Awareness Month – 27 Weekers Daphne & Leah

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.

Mom Melissa shares the birth story of her 27 week twins – Daphne and Leah

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Prematurity Awareness Month – Meet 24 Weeker Cayden River

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.

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Prematurity Awareness Month – Meet 25 Week Twins Ciara Ryanne & Enya Niamh

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.

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Prematurity Awareness Month – Meet 27 Weeker Preston

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.