Smallest Baby – level 2

07-06-19 15:00

A woman was pregnant with her baby at 23 weeks (about 6 months) when she did not feel well. She thought that it was part of her pregnancy, but it was preeclampsia and her blood pressure was very high.

The baby had to be born soon, and doctors said that the baby girl would not survive. However, the baby is alive today after six months.

A nurse said that the workers help the babies as much as they can, but the babies have to be strong outside the womb. The mother says that ‘she is the smallest baby, but she’s mine’.

Difficult words: preeclampsia (a serious problem that pregnant women can get that can hurt the woman and the baby’s organs), blood pressure (how much the blood presses in the body – this is important medical information), womb (where the baby grows inside its mother).

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