Category Archives: Premature babies

Benson, who was born at 22 weeks five days, is home from the hospital

By Nancy Flanders In the early morning hours of November 4, 2017, Megan Artman went into labor at just 22 weeks and five days gestation. She gave birth to her son Benson and doctors told Artman and

Authors says hospitals should give extreme preterm babies the best possible chance to life

By Xavier Symons Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post that appeared at Bioedge and is reposted with permission. A new article in Bioethics criticises policies in neonatal care units that mandate the withholding of treatment from babies

Hailie Dillon born so premature her skin was transparent

Now healthy and happy one year old By Dave Andrusko When little Hailie Dillon was born last year at James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough, England, she survived a collapsed lung and seven minutes without oxygen. But that

Born the size of an iPad, “miracle baby” now doing well

Born three months early, weighing just 1 pound, 13 ounces By Dave Andrusko   Having already experienced six miscarriages, when Emma Maskery was rushed to the hospital in September, she feared the worst. Daughter Roux was not

Family shares powerful photos of baby born at 19 weeks

By Nancy Flanders These pictures of Zane show beyond a doubt that he was a person – not the “clump of cells” or simple ” tissue” that the abortion industry would have us believe. Zane’s life, though

Little preemie “deserved a chance,” British mom laments

Hospital says “nothing could be done,” but other hospitals would have intervened to help By Dave Andrusko Sophie Dennis and her husband feel their premature daughter was robbed of a chance to live. They were told by

Born at just 23 weeks, little Arthur Brumby a “double miracle baby”

Initially wrapped in a plastic freezer bag to replicate the womb By Dave Andrusko The mother of little Arthur Brumby calls him her “Christmas miracle son.” Due in late February 2018, Arthur was born at just 23

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