Born at 24 weeks, weighing 520gm, baby beats odds to survive

During her 102-day at the neonatal ICU, the baby gained weight and on discharge she weighed 1.71 kg

During her 102-day at the neonatal ICU, the baby gained weight and on discharge she weighed 1.71 kg(HT FILE PHOTO)

UDAIPUR: Baby Maya’s tale of survival is extraordinary. She is the smallest and lightest premature baby to have survived in Rajasthan.

Maya, a micro-preemie baby– a premature baby, who is born weighing less than 800 gm or before 26 weeks gestation–was in the 24th weeks of gestation, weighing 520 gm, fought for three-and-half months to survive at the neonatal intensive care unit (ICU) at the Jivanta Children’s Hospital in Udaipur.

Born to Maya and Dev Singh (name changed) from Haryana’s Narnaul. The mother went into premature labour and started leaking amniotic fluid at 24…

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