Miracle Winkler, Man. baby defies the odds after being born 15 weeks premature

Brody Unrau was born 15 weeks premature but he's been defying the odds every step of his short life, says his mom, Randi.

Brody Unrau was born 15 weeks premature but he’s been defying the odds every step of his short life, says his mom, Randi. (Unrau family/Submitted)

When Brody Unrau was born, doctors told the tiny baby’s parents he was incompatible with life. Now the Winkler, Man., baby is defying the odds and has been labelled a miracle.

Brody was born 15 weeks premature but his health issues started in the womb. His dad, Eric, and mom, Randi, were initially expecting twins.

“Brody was connected to his twin, Blake, who didn’t make it when he was born,” Eric said.

“But I guess that we found out that Brody, all of his body parts were working twice as hard because he was growing his brother beside him.”

Brody’s heart was slowing down because of the strain and when he was born, exceptionally early, his lungs weren’t fully developed. He also has short gut syndrome.

“He was only 25 weeks gestation when he was…

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