Baby born premature now thriving thanks to NICU at Methodist Hospital

A Kerrville mother who struggled through two miscarriages gave birth to a baby the size of her hand with serious complications back in February.

Six months later, Charlotte Star is alive thanks to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Methodist Hospital.

“I was terrified. They tried to stop the contractions and it didn’t work,” said Elizabeth Rojas recalling the premature birth of her baby.

Charlotte Star couldn’t wait to be born. On March 15, at only 22 weeks, she arrived.

“So I was high risk to begin with, with two miscarriages,” Riojas explained. “I was in labor five days and the hospital was not equipped.”

Rojas says that she literally wished upon a star, which is how Charlotte got her middle name. Her newborn…

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