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Great news for extremely premature babies and their parents

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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. 

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