Megan Baker of Richmond, Virginia, born prematurely at 30 weeks, recently gave birth to a preemie of her own. Born 24 weeks, baby Grace had a 50% chance of survival. “As someone who’s been a neonatologist for more than 20 years ago, I look at a baby like Grace, and it’s unbelievable to me,” said Ann Heerens, M.D., neonatologist and medical director at Pediatrix® Neonatology of Virginia. “My brain can hardly process that we’ve got a baby at 24 weeks who you know, at 35 weeks corrected, which is where she is now, that she’s not on any oxygen that her head is normal that she is beautiful and growing well.”

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