Aleteia logoAleteia logoAleteia
Monday 23 May |
Saint of the Day: St. Euphrosyne of Polotsk
Aleteia logo
Lifestyle
separateurCreated with Sketch.

Great news for extremely premature babies and their parents

This article is reserved for Aleteia Premium members
PREMATURE

Kristina Bessolova | Shutterstock

Theresa Civantos Barber - published on 05/01/22

It’s so encouraging to see the progress being made in fighting for the lives of vulnerable babies.

If you ever see a micro preemie, a baby born before 26 weeks gestation, you’re likely never to forget it. These little ones are the tiniest of human beings, with bodies so small they fit inside your hands. 

Sadly, these sweet babies are often in a precarious situation. Their survival rates can be as low as 10% if they are born at 22 weeks, and the rates increase a little more with each week. 

The following is reserved for Aleteia Premium members

Already a member?

Free! - Without any commitment
You can cancel anytime

Discover all of these benefits:

Aucun engagement : vous pouvez résilier à tout moment

1.

Unlimited access to all new Premium content from Aleteia

2.

Unlimited access to new Premium content from our partners: Our Sunday Visitor and the Dominican friars.

3.

Exclusive access to our prestigious international press review

4.

Limited advertising

5.

Exclusive access to publish comments

6.

Access to our network of hundreds of monasteries that will pray for your intentions

Support media that promotes Christian values
Support media that promotes Christian values
Tags:
HealthPregnancyRacism
Support Aleteia!

Enjoying your time on Aleteia?

Articles like these are sponsored free for every Catholic through the support of generous readers just like you.

Thanks to their partnership in our mission, we reach more than 20 million unique users per month!

Help us continue to bring the Gospel to people everywhere through uplifting and transformative Catholic news, stories, spirituality, and more.

Support Aleteia with a gift today!

jour1_V2.gif
Daily prayer
And today we celebrate...




Entrust your prayer intentions to our network of monasteries


Top 10
See More
Newsletter
Get Aleteia delivered to your inbox. Subscribe here.