Smallest baby at birth comes home after 13 months in the hospital

Mandeep Sethi 10 Aug 2021 92

After 13 months of intensive treatment, an infant believed to be the tiniest in the world at birth has been released from a Singaporean hospital...

After 13 months of intensive treatment, an infant believed to be the tiniest in the world at birth has been released from a Singaporean hospital.

A baby is typically born at 40 weeks or more, but this girl was delivered at just under 25 weeks. At birth, the baby named Kwek Yu Xuan weighed only 212 grams or 7.47 ounces - about the weight of an apple - and measured just 24 cm in length.

 

 

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