Emily Rose Hollins was born about 14 weeks early and spent five months in the neonatal intensive care unit at Integris Children’s at Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City, Okla. Weighing just 12.7 ounces, she is the smallest baby delivered by the hospital who has lived to go home. MEDNAX-affiliated neonatologist, Dr. Edward Co, who treated Emily together with his team, says that better technology has increased the odds that premature babies will survive without serious complications, but that happy outcomes aren’t guaranteed and still require work. “These are complicated babies,” Co said. “They’re going to have lots of ups and downs.”

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