Baby born at 23 weeks defies odds, comes home


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BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — William Nyberg was expected to die.

He was born 16 weeks early, at 23 weeks gestation: the edge of viability for a newborn.

William was 1 pound, 6 ounces and about the size of a water bottle, recalled his parents, Nicole and Josh Nyberg.

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#2

What a beautiful and life affirming story.This would be an excellent pro life testimony,with contrasting story of babies being aborted at this age. Seems to me the choice for life would be the obvious one for a woman considering abortion,We can only pray that would be the case.


#3

That is wonderful news! I am so happy that the baby survived. :slight_smile:


#4

I was thinking the same thing. This is a wonderful story.

DGB


#5

Thanks be to God.


#6

Let us humbly pray in thanksgiving.

Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name.
Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses,
As we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women
And blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God,
Pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.

Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit,
As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be world without end. Amen.


#7

My son was born at 27 weeks, back in 1981.

I can relate to what the parents in the article are going through.

The long trips to the hospital for most of his childhood life.

My son has cerebral palsy caused by complications from being born too early.

I pray baby William ends up healthy.

Jim


#8

That is wonderful!!! :yyeess:
Like others have said, great story to help people to decide not to abort their babies.
Thank you Jesus for this baby!


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