World's smallest surviving premature baby goes home

Today the doctors realized the baby to go home officially weighing just over five pounds, which is the average weight of a newborn baby.
By David Sims | Mar 18, 2016
E'Layah was born weighing just 10 ounces. Weighing less than a pound, no one expected her to beat the odds and survive. But after five months of living in the hospital and surviving in an incubator, the baby has grown enough to go home.
Doctors at Carolinas Medical Center in North Carolina were confused about what to do after delivering the baby. She was born only five months after conception four months shorter than the average pregnancy period. "Our goal since her birth was to grow her as quickly and as safely as we could," said a doctor at the medical center. "We are now feeding her a combination of protein, fat, sugar, electrolytes and vitamins that will help prevent infections, mature her intestines and help her gain weight."
Today the doctors realized the baby to go home officially weighing just over five pounds, which is the average weight of a newborn baby. Her mother, I very excited to be taking her daughter home. "She is a very busy little lady, always grabbing and pulling things and moving around," said her mother. "We are all very excited to be going home. It's been a long journey and we are looking forward to the next chapter."
Her mother experienced a very hard pregnancy. She suffered from two strokes during her pregnancy and even suffered from high blood pressure. She was on bed rest for most of her pregnancy and had to undergo Cesarean section after the doctors noticed the baby was not moving.

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