World’s Smallest Boy (Born 268g/9.45oz) Gets Discharged From Hospital
The world’s smallest-known baby boy to be born and survive was just discharged from the hospital after spending 5 months in neonatal intensive care.
Born in Tokyo, Japan 16 weeks early last August, the baby boy weighed just 268 grams (9.45 ounces) at birth. According to The Telegraph:
Doctors performed an emergency caesarean section at 24 weeks when he failed to grow during the pregnancy and experts feared his life was in danger.
Now weighing 3.2 kg (7.05 pounds), the amazing little baby was sent home from the hospital at the end of February. To learn more about this remarkable story, read the full article on The Telegraph.