By Adam Boult
Emilia Grabarczyk was born via caesarean section at 25 weeks, and is believed to be the smallest ever baby to survive such an early delivery.
“Even children with a birth weight of 14 ounces rarely survive. We have to thank Emilia as well for her own survival. She is a little fighter.
“For more than six months, it was unclear whether she would survive. Only in recent weeks she is getting more robust.”As Emilia’s mother Sabine entered her 25th week of pregnancy nine months ago, she was warned by obstetrician Dr Sven Schiermeier that the placenta was failing to provide her child with enough nutrition. Without a Cesarean, she would have died in the womb.
“There were many difficult days and many tears, but she clearly wanted to survive,” said Sabine.
View video of her progress at telegraph.co.uk
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