He Was Born At 23 Weeks Weighing Just 1b 3oz
Wade Burgess should have been born last month in October but was born on June 14th at Liverpool Women’s Hospital. At just 23 weeks, the baby boy was born weighing only 1lbs 3oz and had a 1 in 10 survival rate.
His delighted 32-year-old mother Donna from Kensington, Liverpool told Mirror UK about her “Little miracle.”
“It’s been a whirlwind..Not being allowed to touch him was really hard…All the time I worried about him.”
Although the baby boy still needs an oxygen tube to help his under-developed lungs breath, medics hope he will not suffer any long-term consequences.
The mother of three other children said that she didn’t find out she was pregnant until four months in.
Her water then unexpectedly broke at just 23 weeks into the pregnancy.
She gave birth to the baby boy just under the abortion limit. UK law states babies can be aborted up to 24 weeks into the pregnancy. Her baby was born just one week prior.