By Cassy Fiano-Chesser It was a miracle at 40,000 feet. Lavinia “Lavi” Mounga was on a Delta Airlines flight above the Pacific Ocean, traveling from Utah to Hawaii, when she unexpectedly gave birth to a baby at 29 weeks — and didn’t even know she was pregnant. Thankfully, numerous medical professionals were on board, and they quickly jumped …Continue reading "Woman gives birth to surprise premature baby on flight with help from heroes"
1 in 200 million odds By Right to Life UK A couple from Worcestershire have defied odds of “between one in 200 million to one in two million” and welcomed one of the most premature sets of identical triplets into the world. Lauren, 28, was rushed to Worcestershire Royal Hospital on 16 January this year …Continue reading "Identical triplets, ten-week premature, born to couple in Worcestershire"
By Right to Life UK A baby born two weeks before the abortion limit, and given less than a ten percent chance of survival, is going strong after more than five months and is expected to be able to go home by her first birthday. Charvi Matthews was expected to be born on 24 February …Continue reading "Premature baby born two weeks below the abortion limit in UK is expected to go home by her first birthday"
By Right to Life UK Twins born prematurely have been reunited for the first time after being separated at birth. The twins, Neve and Louie were born prematurely at 30 weeks’ gestation. Neve weighed just 1lb 7oz (652g) when she was born and it was thought that she might not survive. However, it was her …Continue reading "Premature twins separated at birth cuddle and hold hands"
A tiny premature baby who was one of the UK’s youngest people to catch COVID-19 has fought off the virus and celebrated his first birthday. By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Baby Theo Stobbs weighed just over two-and-a-half pounds when he was born three months prematurely at the height of the pandemic during 2020. …Continue reading "Premature baby who fought off COVID-19 celebrates first birthday"
A tiny premature baby who was born weighing less than a loaf of bread has beaten the odds and is now thriving. By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Baby Charvi Matthews weighed just 14oz after being born more than three months prematurely at just 22-weeks-old. Parents Millisa Matthews and Daniel Golding, from Greenwich …Continue reading "Premature baby born weighing less than loaf of bread beats the odds and thrives"
By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Mother Loren Lyon, from Falkirk, was unable to hold her precious twins until many weeks after their births. Billie and Bonnie arrived four months early and weighed just 2lb 2oz combined. They were Scotland’s smallest twins. After being born, the two girls were placed in special …Continue reading "Billie and Bonnie, Scotland’s smallest twins, were born four months premature and were given a “very low” chance of survival. Nineteen months later, they are happy and healthy toddlers."
By Cassy Fiano-Chesser A Minnesota family is celebrating the surprising arrival of their twins. These amazing babies were conceived at the same time, but have two different birthdays — days apart and in different months. Heather Perry was expecting to deliver her twins in May. But in February, she went into labor early. She was 25 weeks …Continue reading "AMAZING: Meet the twins who were born days apart and in different months"
From the Desk of Mary Hahn Beerworth, Vermont Right to Life Executive Director It was exciting to read the recent online account of the triplets who survived their premature delivery thanks to the care they received by a team of dozens of medical personnel at the University of Vermont Medical Center (UVM MC) in Burlington, …Continue reading "The Miracle of Vermont’s Micro-Preemies"
By Nancy Flanders Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Stanford shared the remarkable story of Haven Greyson Smith, who was born at just 25 weeks gestation in 2019. He was the tiniest baby born at the hospital that year and was nicknamed ‘Mighty Peanut.’ He has overcome countless obstacles, including a battle with COVID-19, and is now two years …Continue reading "‘Walking miracle’ preemie beats COVID-19, turns two"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It was one of those Facebook posts which breaks your heart. A young mother who had just given birth to twins found out that one of her newborn baby boys was in medical trouble. He was flown to a distant children’s hospital where he could receive …Continue reading "What is the only difference between a baby who is born prematurely and a baby fighting for life following a botched abortion? Location: the NICU."