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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# premature baby

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'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
'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.
# Intensive care
A tiny baby weighing less than a pound was born this week
Decklan Maize was born four months premature to a Californian couple.
# coombe hospital
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.
# Baby
'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.