Premature baby declared ‘stillborn’ by Brazilian doctors turns out to be ALIVE as he is being prepared for burial
A premature baby declared stillborn by Brazilian doctors has been found to be alive as it was prepared for burial.
아이, who was named Augustus, was born to an 18-year-old mother in the municipality of Ariquemes in the Brazilian state Rondonia last week after she sought medical attention for severe pain and bleeding.
She was turned away by doctors who did not notice she was pregnant and later gave birth to the baby, weighing 2lbs 3oz, without medical help.
Doctors declared the child, born at seven months, a stillborn and called a funeral director to take the body away to prepare it for burial.
But during preparations, he noticed the baby had a heartbeat and immediately returned the newborn to the hospital where he was placed in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
He is understood to be in a stable condition and responding well to treatment. The mother was discharged.
A premature baby declared stillborn by doctors has been found to be alive as it was prepared for burial and has been placed in intensive care (사진) in Ariquemes, 브라질
Doctors declared the child, born at seven months, a stillborn (사진, the death certificate) and called a funeral director to take the body away to prepare it for burial
The baby’s grandmother said he was ‘moving a lot’ 어제. ‘He moved his legs and arms a lot and his heart rate is great’.
The funeral director picked up the baby around 3am on Tuesday morning and noticed it was still alive a few hours later as he was preparing for the burial.
He noticed Augustus was still alive when he sighed and later checked the newborn’s heart, which was beating, G1 신고.
The grandmother said she was ‘outraged’ because she ‘didn’t see that effort of “let’s try to save this child’s life anyway”.’
During burial preparations, the funeral director noticed the baby had a heartbeat and immediately returned the newborn to the hospital where he was placed in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
The baby, named Augustus, is understood to be in a stable condition and responding well to treatment
The Civil Police and the Public Ministry of Rondônia said they had opened an investigation into the bizarre incident.
But the Ariquemes health department has insisted the baby was dead when it arrived at the hospital.
A spokesperson for the department said: 나를 위해, it’s a miracle. I saw the doctor talking and she was very clearly telling me that this baby was dead.
‘The funeral home came to get him and he was dead. Somehow that heartbeat came back.’