Nicknamed “Saybie” by her doctors, this little girl is believed to be the smallest surviving premature baby in the world. By Andrew Wood Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post at Pregnancy Help News. Born at 23 weeks and three days, Saybie is now the world’s smallest surviving premature baby. This little girl, nicknamed …Continue reading "World’s Tiniest Surviving Premature Baby Heads Home From Hospital"
By Ryan Foley As ABC’s World News Tonight aired a story sympathetic to the pro-abortion movement, NBC Nightly News actually devoted 20 seconds to an inspiring story out of San Diego. Fill-in anchor Savannah Guthrie reported on the progress of “what doctors are calling the world’s tiniest surviving baby,” so while NBC deserves credit for …Continue reading "NBC Fails to Acknowledge Irony of ‘World’s Tiniest Surviving Baby’ on Abortion Debate"
By Texas Right to Life Tammy Lewis is a nurse in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in Temple, Texas. As a respiratory therapist at McLane Children’s Medical Center Baylor Scott & White, Lewis helps babies breathe through the assistance of ventilators and breathing tubes. As CNN reports, this is the very same care that …Continue reading "AMAZING: Texas NICU nurse helps premature babies at the same hospital that saved her life"
By Dave Andrusko I’ve often wondered what lies behind the appearance of so many stories in British newspapers about premature babies. I get that people—starting with me—are encouraged and lifted up when a little one beats the odds. If makes an even greater impact if you have kids of your own. Rather it’s the connection …Continue reading "“Little fighters,” premature twins born at 24 weeks, home and thriving"
By Becky Yeh One mother is sharing an image of her baby, born premature at 21 weeks, to show the humanity and inherent dignity of children in the womb. The image, posted by Save the Storks on Facebook, affirms that the preborn are not “clumps of cells” or “tissue,” but unique human beings. Although baby …Continue reading "Mother shares photo of daughter born at 21 weeks: My baby was not a ‘clump of cells’"
By Nancy Flanders Editor’s note. My family and I will be on our vacation through September 7. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked. In the early morning hours of November 4, …Continue reading "Benson, who was born at 22 weeks five days, is home from the hospital"
By Dave Andrusko Rebecca Shephard, of Dagenham, Essex, England, had not planned to get pregnant again but when the 27-year-old Care home deputy manager discovered she was in 2017, she and her partner Jack Luckings were delighted. But because Shephard became pregnant even though she was using an IUD contraceptive coil, her GP recommended an …Continue reading "Mother refuses multiple suggestions she abort, baby and mother survive traumatic pregnancy"
By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children A possible solution to premature babies language difficulties Pro-lifers have long known that unborn babies respond to sounds from as early as the fourth month after conception – including their mother’s heartbeat and voice. Indeed, studies in the 1980s found that babies learn to recognise their …Continue reading "Sound of mother’s voice boosts brain growth in premature babies"
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 was only part of the story of what her mom Cheri Price calls her “little miracle.” Hailie was …Continue reading "Hailie Dillon born so premature her skin was transparent"
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 due to be born for another three months when Maskery was quickly taken to a hospital in Lincolnshire, …Continue reading "Born the size of an iPad, “miracle baby” now doing well"
Weighed the same as half a bag of sugar at birth By Dave Andrusko Imagine you are the mom and your newborn son has joined you so much ahead of time he “was translucent and we could see his organs through his skin,” according to the mother of Austin Douglas. “His ears hadn’t fully developed …Continue reading "A “miracle twice over,” baby born at 1lb, 4oz may go home next month"
By Dave Andrusko In March, after a routine checkup, Samantha Crabb “thought everything was on track with her pregnancy,” according to reporter Julie Wootton. However, “Just a couple of days after a checkup, she went to the hospital with stomach pain and ended up going into labor.” Labor as in delivering her daughter at 24 …Continue reading "“Little fighter” born at just 24 weeks doing fine"