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Baby born premature now thriving thanks to NICU at Methodist Hospital

Baby born premature now thriving thanks to NICU at Methodist Hospital

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.
On March 15, at only 22 weeks, she arrived.
He says that back then, doctors would have advised parents not to resuscitate a baby as premature as Charlotte because of the high mortality rate.
“At that time, it was almost 100 percent mortality,” Dr. Alexander noted.
Methodist Children’s Hospital now has the technology and the team to save more premature babies.
Now, Charlotte Star has more than hope.
In the meantime, the hospital is hoping that the story will help with their ongoing outreach to let families in rural areas know about their NICU.

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