Tuesday, February 20, 2007

21 Weeks is "Viable"

"...Born only 21 weeks and six days after conception, Amillia Taylor weighed just under 10oz and was only 91/2 inches long.

Medical staff, however, were given a clue to her fighting spirit when the tiny scrap tried to cry and breathe on her own.

And now, four months later and weighing 4lb, she has been allowed home – the world's most premature baby to have survived..." (source)

Amillia goes home from the hospital today. And the "viability" debate will rage on...

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