Born lighter than the phone
The baby, who was born 480 grams lighter than a phone, came to life in 167 days.
Baby Ali Umut was born on 13 August 2020 as the first premature baby born in Konya City Hospital, which was put into service at the beginning of August last year. Ali Umut baby, born at 23 weeks of age, was treated at the hospital for five and a half months. Ali Umut baby, who had surgery on his eyes and heart, was discharged from the hospital with 2 kilos 600 grams after 167 days of treatment.
Exp. from Konya City Hospital Neonatal Department. Dr. Stating that the Umut baby was born at 23 weeks and 480 grams, Beyza Özcan said, “The first baby born prematurely in Konya City Hospital. We have been following him here for 167 days after he was born. Now, 2 kilos have become 600 grams. During his stay here, he received respiratory support. Unfortunately, he had 2 operations due to heart and eye problems. After that, we have been following the mother and the baby here for days, now five and a half months. He is good now, hopefully we will discharge him. He goes home with free oxygen, he just needs some oxygen while he is absorbing. His neurological development is also better, he can make eye contact and raise his head. He started to make the moves. During this period, she was always fed with breast milk. The mother's milk continued to come in just fine. Thanks, mother supported us in this matter ”.
Father Seyfi Sirkeci said, “Our baby was born at 23 weeks of age and 480 grams. He was born in Konya City Hospital and has been here for 167 days. Both our children and we had very difficult times. Thank God we got through those days. God willing, if we do, we will go to our house from now on ”.
The mother Emine Sirkeci, who said that they survived difficult days, said, “Thank God we came here thanks to our doctors. They took a very good care of us, all of them good to their efforts. We are very happy, we have our child after a long time ”.