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Baby girl born with part of her brain OUTSIDE her skull defies doctors to thrive Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2552132/Baby-girl-born-brain-OUTSIDE-skull-defies-doctors-thrive.

Posted by Joseph on 14 February, 2014

  • Faith Martin was born with a birth defect called encephalocele
  • She was diagnosed during a pregnancy scan and her parents were told she would probably not be able to breathe at birth and wouldn’t be resuscitated
  • They were warned that even if she survived she could be severely disabled
  • They decided not to terminate the pregnancy to give her a chance
  • When she was born she cried immediately and was able to go home
  • She has now had surgery to remove the protrusion and is not believed to have suffered any long-term problems

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2552132/Baby-girl-born-brain-OUTSIDE-skull-defies-doctors-thrive.html#ixzz2tL6sr3x1
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