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# premature-baby - Sunday 8 September, 2019

'The doctors have no idea how to treat her condition': Giving birth to Ireland's smallest surviving baby

Katie Keogh writes about her baby Charlotte who was born with an extremely rare condition.

# premature-baby - Monday 2 October, 2017

'My son had a 10% chance of survival and I only had 8 weeks paid leave when I got him home'

Calls for extended maternity leave and benefit for mothers of premature babies.

# premature-baby - Friday 16 May, 2014

A tiny baby weighing less than a pound was born this week

Decklan Maize was born four months premature to a Californian couple.

# premature-baby - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Former patients and families honour World Prematurity Day

Over 9,000 babies are delivered in the Coombe hospital every year, with over 1,000 infants admitted to the neonatal special care unit.

# premature-baby - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

'Stillborn' baby found alive in Argentine morgue

The parents of the baby girl noticed she was breathing after going to view her in the morgue – 12 hours after she was pronounced dead.