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20 Nov 2021
7:00 am

Devoted parents, dedicated specialists, nurses saving premature babies

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In the early 2000s, babies born four months prematurely were at the extreme edge of what was considered feasible for survival

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In the early 2000s, babies born four months prematurely were at the extreme edge of what was considered feasible for survival. Today, two teenage twin brothers are, however, living proof of what can be achieved with the love of their devoted parents and the dedication of a team of specialists and neonatal intensive care nursing professionals. Yiota Hadjipetros, mother of twins Alexandros and Stefanos, said: “When my babies were delivered by emergency Caesarean section on 5 December 2004, I was in shock. Being a first-time mom is usually stressful, but our twin boys were so tiny and underdeveloped that my...

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