Tiny baby smaller than father’s hand, given 10% chance of survival, leaves hospital and is doing well

By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children A tiny baby, smaller than her father’s hand when she was born, given only a 10% chance of survival by doctors, is doing well and has left hospital with her parents, Kevin and Katie Cook, after a 16-week struggle.  The premature baby girl, named Mirren, was …

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Miracle baby leaves hospital after being born at 23 weeks

Millie weighed just 1lb 7oz when she arrived on April 26. By Right to Life UK Baby Millie Bushell is now at home with her parents following a nearly 15 week stay in hospital after being born at just 23 weeks – 17 weeks prematurely and one week before the legal abortion limit. Since her …

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Tiny Baby born at 22 weeks defies the odds to survive

By Right to Life UK A premature baby girl born at 22 weeks and two days, weighing just 1lb 2oz (510g), is among the youngest surviving premature babies in the world. Lura Lauer gave birth to twins, Lyric Elaine and Cali Rose, after going into premature labour on July 15, four months before her November …

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Adorable premature baby helps his dad pop the question

By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children  A tiny premature baby boy in an incubator has helped his hopeful dad propose to his mum in the hospital ward. Eden Linton, SPUC Youth and Education Officer said: “This is adorable, and just goes to show that even the tiniest people amongst us have tremendous …

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Britain’s youngest surviving preemies turn two

By Dave Andrusko   It’s easy to understand why Phoebe Eckersley, writing for the British publication The Mirror, would say, “It’s a milestone parents Jennie and Rich Powell thought they would never see.” After all, two years ago today, Britain’s youngest surviving preemies were given next to no chances. Writes Eckersley Medics gave Jenson Powell – …

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Her “little fighter” born at only 1Ib, one ounce continues to “defy all odds”

By Dave Andrusko There are lots of ways to cover “miracle” stories about tiny-tiny babies who beat tremendous odds. Often, it’s a few quotes from the Mom and lots from medical personnel. Nothing wrong with the latter, but more of the former is what we want as readers. Especially when accompanied by pictures. Enter “Lura …

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One Year Ago: Iowa miracle baby born at just 13 ounces

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Arguably, the consistently most read stories in NRL News Today are about extreme preemies who beat incredible odds. This story from July 29, 2019, is a perfect example. The average birth weight for male babies born at full term is 7 pounds, 6 ounces. So on it’s not surprising that …

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Pro-abortionist laments how “Cutting edge science” aids the pro-life cause

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. One of my favorite stories are those that document how frantically pro-abortions deny science when real science doesn’t further their agenda. This appeared a year ago and is well worth reading or re-reading. In the Internet age, I think we all know how easy it is to dash something off, …

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All the reasons to be optimistic when babies are born prematurely

By Dave Andrusko With two sisters who are nurses and a niece on her way to becoming a physician’s assistant, I am keenly aware from their stories that physicians can be both quite heroic and insanely busy but also quite human. No matter how well trained and well read, they can be susceptible to the …

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“Baby Leah”—the ‘Miracle preemie’—leaves NY hospital after her mom gave birth to her while fighting COVID-19 in a coma

By Dave Andrusko During this pandemic and its associated quarantine, we can use all the good news we can get. Enter “Baby Leah”—known as the “miracle preemie” who is “pulling off a second surprise on her doctors,” according to WNYW. Her birth was a double-barrel miracle. She was 11 weeks early and “her mom was …

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Couple welcomes ‘miracle’ premature identical quadruplets during pandemic

By Nancy Flanders  Jenny and Chris Marr were shocked to learn last year that they were expecting identical quadruplets – a one in 11 to 15 million chance. There are only 72 such births known to have ever been reported in the world, and though today they are thrilled with their bundles of joy, when they …

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Mom shares amazing photos of premature twins who survived at 22 weeks

‘I am so lucky and I know it’s an absolute miracle. I feel blessed.’ By Paul Smeaton NORTH CAROLINA, April 29, 2020 — The mother of the world’s second most premature babies to survive life outside the womb has told reporters she feels blessed after doctors suggested that her identical twin daughters had zero chance …

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