BABY GIRL BEATS ALL ODD TO STAY ALIVE AFTER BEING BORN PREMATURELY.
A real Thumbelina, tiny baby girl, was born three months early before a scheduled date weighing only 481g, England, UK.
Lily-Mae was born three months early before a scheduled date weighing only 481g
The miracle baby named Lily-Mae was born at 27 weeks and spent two months in intensive care due to breathing problems caused by her early arrival. The girl’s unexpected birth made new parents to jitter a lot, however, the doctors at the local hospital were very supportive and luckily, their expectations were fulfilled.
Happy parents of a miracle baby girl, Lily-Mae
Happy parents told of their relief at being able to start a normal family life, even if the couple were not prepared for the early arrival. Proud dad Mark Davies is now organizing bike ride in an attempt to raise money for the doctors who helped his daughter to survive. Lily-Mae now weighs 2.38 kg, which is still below the average baby weight for a newborn.
"It was so frightening to see her in the incubator so tiny," dad.
Mark Davies shared his feelings with the journalists: "When she was born I was scared to touch her, she looked so fragile, I didn’t want to hurt her. It was so frightening to see her in the incubator so tiny. In all honesty we were expecting the worst. She was just so little and she was three months premature – the odds weren’t in her favour.
Lily-Mae now weighs 2.38 kg, which is still below the average baby weight for a newborn
It was very scary to see her so small with all of these tubes and wires attached to her. Thankfully the doctors were quite positive about it rand everyone was very helpful and reassuring. It’s so nice to have her home, now we can be with her 24/7 and be a proper family."