Preemie Baby Was Too Small And Dying Quickly, So Doctor Made Bizarre Decision That Saved Her Life.



Neonatal care has come a long way in the last few decades, but sometimes doctors have to get creative to save a little life.

Pixie Grant spent the first few moments of her life not in her mother’s arms, but in an extremely bizarre place: a plastic sandwich bag.

Yup, a sandwich bag!

Here’s the background:

Pixie was born at just 28 weeks, once doctors determined she wasn’t gaining weight in utero. The medical staff tried coming up with a plan to delay her birth, but apparently, little Pixie was determined to have an October birthday.

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