translated from Spanish: The world’s smallest baby weighs just like an apple

San Diego.-The smallest baby in the world, who was born with 23 weeks of gestation last December at the hospital in San Diego, southern California, and who was born with the weight of an apple, earning the title of the smallest baby in the world. The baby was born weighing 245 grams, less than half the normal, in the hospital spent five months in intensive care; Recently the small was given high weighing already nearly 2.3 kilograms. The Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns of San Diego, and her attentions the baby was gaining weight, until this month achieved a weight of nearly 3 kilograms. The mother said that last December, when she was 23 weeks and 3 days pregnant, she suffered serious complications and had to give birth through an emergency caesarean section.

Saybe, until this month it weighed 3 kilograms. Photo: AP

The baby was born minutes after she was admitted to the hospital, weighing the same as a big Apple or a small juice.

The little girl could be stabilized before she was transferred to that hospital’s neonatal care unit. There, a great team of professionals went out of their way to make sure that baby could survive, as published by Univision. The birth of Saybie, was considered as a premature micro baby, because it was born before 28 weeks of gestation, however, the Little girl was born relatively healthy. After 5 months of many care in the neonatal care unit, Saybe was able to go home in mid-May, «as a healthy and happy 5-month-old baby,» the hospital reported in a statement.



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