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IN People ON 07 Aug, 2016
Bringing a new life into this world is probably one of the greatest gifts given by God. The joy of a woman being pregnant and expecting a child is definitely something precious. However, the happiness doesn't seem to be there if the mother's chances of survival are bleak with the pregnancy.
The same thing happened with Sandra Pedro when she found out she was pregnant. She had suffered from severe health problems previously and going ahead with the pregnancy would prove to be fatal to her life. She decided to go ahead despite the risks and something really shocking happened.
Previously, she had suffered from pneumonia, cardiac problems, plus had undergone a surgery for a tumor removal on her kidney. She was also in a coma for a while due to her health problems.
After a couple of months in her pregnancy, Sandra Pedro suffered a brain hemorrhage and sadly, she was brain dead. Surprisingly, the baby inside her womb was still alive.
After conducting the final scans on her brain, she was clearly brain dead but her baby was still alive. Her family decided that they would keep the baby alive through life support machines. So they put Sandra on a ventilator & a feeding tube and pumped essential hormones into her body so that they baby could survive.
The miracle baby was 107 days premature but seemed to be healthy. His vitals were strong and he weighed 5lb 2oz. The baby was put in an incubator and the doctors took well care of it.
Once the baby was delievered, Sandra'a tubes and ventilator was disconnected. Sandra's body was given to her family for funeral and the rituals.
A mother's love is truly moving!