1. A US baby weighing about the same as an apple at 245g is officially the world’s tiniest.
A newborn girl weighing 245g – about the same weight as an apple – is believed to be the world’s tiniest surviving baby.
San Diego’s Sharp Mary Birch Hospital revealed the birth of the girl, who was born in December, and said she is believed to be the world’s tiniest surviving premature newborn.
She has now been discharged weighing 5.6 pounds.
The girl was born 23 weeks and three days into her mother’s 40-week pregnancy.
Today we are proud to announce the birth of the #worldssmallestbaby ever to survive. Weighing only 8.6 ounces, Saybie was born at 23 weeks gestation at Sharp Mary Birch Hospital in December and was discharged home this month. Learn more ➡️ https://t.co/O6WjJ0k4Vl #BabySaybie pic.twitter.com/XDRz2f2ZGF
— Sharp HealthCare (@sharphealthcare) May 29, 2019