By Right to Life UK Yorkshire boy, Henry Morris, was born 16 weeks early at 24 weeks gestation, weighing only 1lb 2oz. The little champion is now thriving at home after 100 days in hospital. Della Shield, aged 32, from Rotherham, always wanted to be a mother but faced struggles conceiving despite trying for a year. …Continue reading "Baby born 16 weeks early goes home 12 days before his original due date"
By Kim Schwartz, Texas Right to Life Twins Reagan and Mila have defied the odds from the very beginning. Doctors warned that Reagan would not make it to birth, but the girls were born 11 weeks premature by emergency C-section. Their new chapter outside the womb was marked with challenges, with Mila weighing 2lb 13oz at birth, …Continue reading "Premature Baby Born Half the Size of Her Twin Now Thriving"
Nothing spared in fight to save his life By Right to Life UK A baby boy has defied the odds and survived despite being born 15 weeks early and weighing only 560g [1.2 pounds] at birth. The medical team at the SUM hospital in Odisha, India, said that they were fighting against a less than 50% …Continue reading "Baby Born 15 Weeks early with less than 50% chance of survival pulls through"
By Right to Life UK Baby Jibreel was born 15 weeks early, weighing only 838 grams or 1.8lb. During his five months in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), doctors offered to turn off his life support five times. His mum refused and the four year old is now thriving. Born three months early, fighting for …Continue reading "Doctors offer to turn off life support five times for baby born 15 weeks early"
By Right to Life UK After a 181-day stay in hospital, baby Zaylan Reed is finally going to join his parents at home. The little boy weighed just 1lb 6oz and mum, Krysten Ribson, has said that her “little fighter” is inspiring her to train as a neonatal nurse. In labor at 23 weeks and 6 days …Continue reading "‘Little fighter’ Zaylan, born 16 weeks early, heads home from hospital"
By Right to Life UK A Hungarian patient association for premature babies is promoting skin-to-skin family therapy to improve development for babies born early. The Hungarian Preterm Patient Association, Melletted a helyem Egyesület, has celebrated International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day to encourage parents and medical professionals to adopt this method of care for premature babies. What is kangaroo …Continue reading "“Kangaroo care”: the family therapy helping premature babies"
By Right to Life UK Parents and doctors expressed “heartfelt joy” as baby Zedrick, born one week before the UK abortion limit, was allowed to go home. Born four months early and weighing only 500 grams, doctors said he is the lowest weight baby ever discharged from the NMC Royal Hospital in UAE [United Arab Emirates]. Zedrick Madoginog defied …Continue reading "Born at 23 weeks, lowest weight baby ever discharged from UAE hospital goes home"
‘If there is anything worth fighting for in this world, it’s your own children.’ By Ashley Sadler A young pro-life Catholic family whose baby girl was born with a rare medical complication say that they rejected doctors’ recommendations of abortion and chose to fight for their daughter because it’s “fundamental that we as parents never …Continue reading "Baby with rare complication undergoes successful surgery after Catholic parents refused abortion"
By Sarah Terzo Pro-Choice authors Harold J. Morowitz and James S. Trefil wrote: … We must discuss one further disagreeable fact. In the language of physicians, the term survivability means just that: the ability of the infant to remain alive. It says nothing about what we usually call the quality of life… Many 750 gram infants who …Continue reading "Pro-Choicers: We shouldn’t save premature babies because they might be disabled"
By Kim Schwartz, Texas Right to Life Ohio triplets Sadie, Gage, and Caydin Barker have defied the odds throughout their lives. Born prematurely at just 34 weeks on September 30, 2004, the Barker triplets recently accomplished a remarkable feat—they graduated as co-valedictorians and salutatorian of their high school class. Caydin and Sadie were named co-valedictorians …Continue reading "Premature Triplets Graduate High School as Co-Valedictorians"
By Right to Life UK A baby born 16 weeks early and weighing less than a loaf of bread at birth has finally gone home after four months in hospital. Baby Liylah was born at Telford’s Princess Royal Hospital to parents, Kimberley and James Leith, from Horsehay. She weighed just 650 grams [1lb 6oz ]at birth. Mum, …Continue reading "Baby Liylah, born 16 weeks early, finally goes home after 127 days in hospital"
By Right to Life UK A baby born at 23 weeks and two days went home after 14 weeks in the hospital and had “miracle” written on her discharge papers. Madelyn Mire was born in Texas last year weighing only 1lb 4oz. For her mother Jennilee, everything was fine until she had a medical appointment …Continue reading "Baby born at 23 weeks has “miracle” written on her discharge papers "