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 Can a baby born prematurely still survive and why?

Answer It depends: how physiologically mature is the infant AND how good is the neonatal care. Babies as little as a pound have survived, whereas bigger ones have died.
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Can a baby survive if it is born at 18 weeks?

Born 18 weeks premature, on 7/13/10 at 1 Lb. 9 Ounces and 11 Inches Long http://preemie.info/cms/modules/news/ Finally, we have two cases at 18 weeks. Note: For a listing of eleven such early sur... Read More »
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Can baby survive if born at 20 weeks?

Don't think so. From week 24 they can be saved, but w20 is awfully early. As NICU care has improved over the last 40 years, viability has reduced to approximately 24 weeks, although rare survivors ... Read More »
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Can a baby survive if born at 34 to 36 weeks?

Can a baby survive if it is born at 22.5 weeks?

Yes, but not usually. I was born at exactly 22.5 weeks and have reached adulthood without any serious medical complications. However, I was very, very lucky. Children born this early very often hav... Read More »
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