Like most parents, Kelsea and Andy Hoskins were excited about the impending arrival of their first baby. But during Kelsea’s fifth month of pregnancy, the couple received some alarming news; their son had a potentially serious birth defect known as omphalocele, a condition in which the organs form outside of the body.
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Still attached to his mother, an infant recently received a very rare, life-saving surgery at the Sheba Medical Center; the surgery is so rare, in fact, that it has only been done a handful of times, all in major Western hospitals. But the surgery saved the infant’s life, and he and his mother are both reportedly doing well.
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.