Baby Gabriella was born March 5 being premature at only 23 weeks and only weighting 1lb 1 oz, is one of the smallest surviving preemies at Jackson Memorial Hospital and they said she only had a 15% chance of surviving. She not only beat the odds but she survived a lung disease, multiple surgeries, and several infections. Her parents where always there cheering her on, singing to her and giving her hope to keep living.
Gabriella’s parents mother Maruja and father Miguel where excited that after eight long months in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unite at Holtz Children’s hospital, they finally got to dress up their baby girl and take her home.
Now Gabriella weighs 12 pounds. Doctors are astounded by her progress. She has to still take a little bit of oxygen and a few medications but Dr. Shahnaz Duara says she’s quite healthy.
This is one of those stories that you can’t believe. A story and a miracle. This baby had very low chances of surviving, and this just proves that when your odds are low, have faith, because there is always a small chance that the door on the other end will open. This baby now has a chance to life thanks to all the doctors who helped her survive.
This is the kind of the story that makes you sit back and appreciate life.
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