Sumary of They had given him a day to live, now he celebrates his first birthday. The case of little Hector, b…:
- Hector was conceive at the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People in Edinburgh, after just 23 weeks of gestation and his parents had been told that he would not survive more than 24 hours.
- Despite the criticisms, Marie Clare said she feels like a very lucky person, because Hector brings so much joy to so many people.
- “a miracle child”, as defined by mother Marie Claire, 41, managing director of a charity, who has just gone through 12 months that were anything but simple, as she told in an interview with the BBC.
- Advances in medicine make it possible to save babies conceive as early as 22 weeks of gestation, but statistics show that only four out of 10 conceive at 23 weeks survive.