Tag: premature

Preemie Born at 23 Weeks and 4 Days Saved by Mom’s Cuddles Defies Odds and Survives

An extremely premature baby that was born at 23 weeks and 4 days—just three days before the legal abortion limit in the United Kingdom—was saved by her mother’s cuddles. When Elsie Dutton was born on Dec. 2, 2021, weighing 1 pound 2 ounces—slightly more than a tin of baked beans, the little girl wasn’t expected to…


Baby Born 14 Weeks Early Is Now a 6-Year-Old Learning Entrepreneurship Skills From Grandma

A baby girl born 14 weeks early, weighing under 2 pounds, has beaten the odds by surviving without any lasting health issues. Today, she is a happy, curious 6-year-old who has become an entrepreneur alongside her grandmother, who owns a “slice of paradise” on Earth: a working farm. Kai Ferguson’s original due date was Christmas Eve…


World Record-Holding ‘Most Premature Twins’ Are Now Happy, Thriving 3-Year-Olds

Identical twins from Iowa who broke a world record for most premature twins after they were born at just 22 weeks and one day have defied the odds and are now 3 1/2 years old and loving life. Mom of four Jade Ewoldt welcomed her twins, Keeley and Kambry, on Nov. 24, 2018. Her original…


Mom Says Her Preemie Born 14 Weeks Early Is an ‘Absolute Miracle and Complete Perfection’

Little Elli Robertson was born 14 weeks premature and weighing in just under 1 pound and 7 ounces, which is scarcely more than the size of your favorite can of sparkling water or soda. After defying medical expectations and a trying 74 days in the NICU, the “absolute miracle” baby is now home in Ayrshire,…


Premature Baby Born at 23 Weeks Old Is Finally Discharged From the NICU

Everyone’s in tears to see this miracle baby go home against all odds. What a heart-warming story!


U.S. Grandmother Weeps When Surprised With Meeting NICU Baby Great-Grandson

What a wonderful surprise for this lady to get to see such a wonderful gift added to the family!


Mom Beats Infertility, and Now 4 of Her Surviving Quintuplet Preemies Are Thriving: ‘It Changed Us’

An Ohio couple, who were once high school sweethearts, became pregnant with quintuplets after a two-year battle with infertility. A terrifying journey ensued, including losing one newborn and several close calls. After 385 days in the NICU, the proud parents finally reunited four happy, healthy babies at home. Hannah and Jake Merton, aged 22 and…


Boy With Less Than 1 Percent Survival Odds Breaks Record as World’s Most Premature Baby

A baby boy in Alabama who was born 132 days premature has beaten less than 1 percent survival odds to surpass his first birthday and earn an incredible Guinness World Records title: World’s Most Premature Baby. Curtis Zy-Keith Means came into the world in July 2020 at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) weighing just…


World’s Most Premature Baby Born Reaches His First Birthday

Lord knew He was picking the most amazing parents for this little man. A true fighter!


Baby Born the Size of a Bag of Sugar, Kept Alive in Sandwich Bag Is Now 4, Starting Primary School

A premature baby born the size of a bag of sugar, who was kept alive in a sandwich bag, has defied the odds to start primary school. Now 4, Darcey Clegg weighed just 1 pound, 5 ounces (600 g) when she was born on Sept. 27, 2016, via an emergency C-section—three months early. The little…