Mother, still remember the smallest baby in the world from Singapore? After 13 months of treatment at the National University Hospital (NUH) Singapore, Kwek Yu Xuan finally returned home. Kwek Yu Xuan is the world’s smallest baby born weighing 212 grams or 7.47 ounces and 24 cm long.
Yu Xuan’s mother gave birth to her daughter at 25 weeks pregnant. Yu Xuan was born by caesarean section after her mother was diagnosed with preeclampsia. This condition could damage Yu Xuan’s vital organs and endanger her mother.
After birth, Yu Xuan received exclusive treatment at the hospital. The treatment uses various types of machines to survive, Mother.
The doctor said that Yu Xuan’s health and development was quite good under medical care. He was also allowed to go home after 13 months in the hospital.
Widow Bolong ornamental plants/ Photo: Mia Kurnia Sari
Even so, Yu Xuan is known to still need a breathing apparatus at home. He still has chronic lung disease. The doctor hoped that Yu Xuan’s condition would gradually recover with time.
When Yu Xuan was born, she had a difficult chance of surviving. However, Yu Xuan has proven that she is strong enough to survive, even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Born with health complications, Yu Xuan has inspired many with her good presence and growth. This makes her a wonderful ‘COVID-19’ baby. Like a ray of hope in the midst of chaos,” the hospital said in a statement. BBC.
Yu Xuan now weighs 6.3 kg. He grew into a healthy baby and with a full body.
During her stay in the hospital, Yu Xuan’s medical expenses were greatly helped by the fundraising that her parents had collected. The birth of Yu Xuan had been in the spotlight in the local media some time ago.
Yu Xuan was crowned the world’s smallest baby, beating the previous record holder in the United States. According to the University of Iowa’s Tiniest Babies Registry, a girl was born weighing 245 grams in 2018.
The preeclampsia condition experienced by Yu Xuan’s mother can indeed cause the baby to be born prematurely. Check out the full explanation on the next page.
Check out the doctor’s explanation about the causes of preeclampsia, in the following video: