Category Archives: Premature babies

Mother goes into labor with twins at 23 weeks, one week before the legal cut-off point for abortion in England

Doctors able to stave off delivery for three more weeks By Dave Andrusko Hull is a city in Yorkshire, with a population of some 260,000 people, and is located 155 miles north of London. You have to

Mutual “Hug of Life” helps twins born 13 weeks premature survive

Special bond” still working 2 ½ years later By Dave Andrusko We have nurses in our family and the stories my sisters have told us about critically ill children and the resourcefulness and staying power of families

21 years after her own premature birth, Sophie Proud is now a neonatal nurse helping preemies survive

By Dave Andrusko The British love to compare the weight of premature babies to a 2lb, 2oz in a bag of sugar. By that standard, 21 years ago, Sophie Proud was the original “sugar bag baby.” Only

Three years later world’s youngest preemie healthy

At three weeks old in 2014, Courtney Stensrud's daughter is pictured here with Stensrud's and her husband's wedding rings on her arm.

By Dave Andrusko Kudos to CNN’s Jacqueline Howard for her story about the daughter of Courtney Stensrud and her husband, now three-years-old, who was born at just 21 weeks, four days. A report published last week in the

Extreme preemie born at 1lb, 1oz “brings hope to everyone with premature babies,” Mom says

By Dave Andrusko Whatever their motivations, many newspapers in Britain are mesmerized by babies who are born close to 24 weeks, the outermost limit (for the most part)at which unborn babies can be aborted. We’ve written dozens

Born at 6 months and weighing just 13 ounces, Dylan is a ‘fighter’ who just celebrated his first birthday

By Kelli Dylan Franklin was born at just six months gestation, and weighed a mere 13 ounces. At such a premature age, babies often have difficulty breathing on their own. But Dedrick and Paige Franklin of Memphis,

Life Lynn DeKlyen dies at 2 weeks, Mom gave up a chance to prolong her own life to save her daughter

This picture of Carrie DeKlyen was taken prior to her suffering a stroke in August which left her unconscious.She gave birth to her sixth child on Wednesday at University Hospital in Ann Arbor. Diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor in April, she refused to abort her sixth child in order to remain in a clinical trial. Photo provided l Sonya Nelson)

Husband says “She is rocking her daughter in heaven.” By Dave Andrusko Life Lynn DeKlyen died last Wednesday, mere weeks after her mother passed away at the same University of Michigan Hospital. The victim of a viciously

These 4 ‘micro-preemies’ weighed around a pound at birth, and now they’re thriving

By Kelli A baby is considered premature if he or she is born before 37 weeks gestation. But a baby is considered a “micro-preemie” if born before 26 weeks gestation or weighing less than one pound, 12

“Britain’s smallest baby”, who mother was advised to abort, now a healthy teenager

14 year old Aaliyah:"It was a shock when I saw the clothes I used to wear as a baby, they look like they would be small enough to fit a doll." Picture: Michael Scott/Caters News

Aaliyah Hart was given a 1% chance of survival when she was born. Now she’s a normal healthy teenager. By Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. Born prematurely in 2003, Aaliyah Hart weighed just 12oz (340g)

Superhero capes made for preemies in Britain ICU units raise everyone’s spirits

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the

Born weighing 1 pound, ‘miracle baby’ Christian is his mother’s joy

Jordan Cheyenne and Christian

By Danny David Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the

Popular beauty vlogger tells of her ‘miracle baby’ born at just 24 weeks

Jordan Cheyenne and Christian

By Danny David Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the