The Smallest Babies Ever Born Alive
Survival of the world’s smallest baby is a miracle in the world of medicine. The baby was born prematurely at 25 weeks weighing just 275 grams, lighter than a can of Coke. Baby boy was born at the Hospital Gottingen, Germany. Born at 25 weeks gestation and was treated first in the incubator for a week before being allowed to go home. Infants with a length of 27 cm were allowed home by doctors because they believe that the baby is strong enough to survive. A spokesman for the hospital said that doctors believe the baby will grow normally, and healthy.
The baby born 15 weeks early by Caesarean section after his mother came to the hospital and reported that her baby at risk. The baby who was given the nickname “Tom Finger” by the doctors, spent six months of intensive treatment to achieve 3.7 kg weight, according to the normal birth of the German people. During 6 months, babies are fed through a tube, breathing through a tube, mounted cardiac control device, fitted with catheters and other electronic equipment to monitor vital organs for 24 hours without stopping.
Now, nine months after his birth, the doctors have allowed infants who have not been given this name to be taken by his parents who live in Eighsfeld, central German region. Doctors have confirmed the baby’s condition is strong enough to be treated at home.
Officials from the Göttingen Hospital said, after checking all the records of premature births in the entire world, they do not find the birth of a baby boy the other a lower weight and the baby becomes smallest baby ever born.