World’s smallest baby survives and is home with family five months later

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The world’s smallest baby to ever survive is now home with her family.

Baby “Saybie” was born in San Diego five months ago.

Saybie is not her real name, it’s just a nickname the nurses called her.

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There were complications during the pregnancy and the baby was born at 23 weeks and three days.

At birth, Saybie weighed only 8.6 ounces. That’s about as much as an apple.

After five months in the hospital, she now weighs five pounds.

She’s healthy and was discharged this week.


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