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the smallest baby in the world

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purplemommydishwasher Wed 21-Feb-07 08:24:42

this is amazing

mumto3girls Wed 21-Feb-07 08:27:23

Oh my god - that IS amazing...

Callisto Wed 21-Feb-07 10:06:36

Truly amazing and wonderful. Tell me again why abortions at 24 weeks are ok?

pinkslippers Wed 21-Feb-07 10:10:17

awww so sweet. god how tiny. It's amazing isn't it?

nailpolish Wed 21-Feb-07 10:11:13

oh my god

i hope she is going to be ok

dd1 has a little friend who is 4 and a twin, delivered at 28 wks i think

he is still very tiny, thin, fragile looking

but fine afaik

JanH Wed 21-Feb-07 10:23:01

Look at her feet

The piece is very interesting too. It's such a complex subject - yes it makes the 24 week abortion limit look outrageous, but with these very early babies they put so much time and effort into keeping them going and then a very high proportion will die anyway

RTKangaMummy Wed 21-Feb-07 10:31:25


my DTs were born @ 27 weeks and kangaboy was like that when he was younger BUT now he is nearly 12 years old and is on 75% for height and weight

He is 5' tall now

I think Amillia is deffo brill and soooooooooo georgeous

nailpolish Wed 21-Feb-07 10:32:53

wow kanga!

FioFio Wed 21-Feb-07 10:33:03

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suejonez Wed 21-Feb-07 10:35:22

I was interested to read that they thought the hormones the mother produced due to stress helped the baby survive. I was told that about DS (27 weeks) that the stress produces hormones which helps prepare the baby for an early birth. He doesn't (yet) show any significant problems due to his prematurity..

suejonez Wed 21-Feb-07 10:36:23

Kanga how much did your DT's weigh? When did they get onto the normal (non-EDD adjusted) charts?

RTKangaMummy Wed 21-Feb-07 10:42:56

Mine are identical twins

DT1 was 2lb 13oz {he died when he was just over 5 hours old }

DT2 was 2lb 12.5oz

{he had 2 ages actual age and EDD age for about 2 years}

We were told that black baby girls were the strongest prem babies so I hope Amillia continues to get bigger and stronger

suejonez Wed 21-Feb-07 10:49:41

So sorry about DT1 - DS was 980 gr (about 2lbs 1oz)

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