Baby born dead comes back to life [WATCH]
Mom and dad’s loving touch restore life to baby after doctors say ‘we’ve lost him’.
After three years of trying to conceive, Kate and David Ogg became pregnant with twins. Their joy at being able to have children very nearly turned to mourning when, at 26 weeks, Kate started to go into labour. The atmosphere in the delivery room became heavy when her doctor told her he’d lost her little newborn son. Then, something remarkable happened, according to the Daily Mail, this tiny infant wasn’t ready to go...
Lost at birth
The twins were born in the amniotic sac- baby Emily immediately started crying when the sac was torn open, but her brother was silent. The doctor asked the Oggs if they’d chosen a name for their son, and they said they’d named him Jamie. That’s when they heard the dreadful news- the doctor told them that Jamie had tragically passed away after 20 minutes of working on the child to revive him- he wasn’t breathing and his heart had only given a few weak beats.
At that point Kate grabbed her lifeless son and ordered her husband to take off his shirt and join her in bed so that they could hold their child and talk to him.
They were astounded by what happened next: Kate says that Jamie suddenly gasped, grabbed David’s finger and looked into his eyes.
She’s aware that if she’d allowed the doctor to take away her child he’d never have survived, and comments that he’s five years’ old now, and that he has never been ill since his precarious introduction to life.
You can see some stunning photos and video footage of the miraculous return to life here:
Loving Touch and Mom’s Intuition, Kate Ogg and Jamie’s Story via Johnsonbabyme/YouTube
Kate and Davis have since started an online community called Jamie’s Gift which raises funds for the Miracle Babies Foundation for premature and sick newborn babies.
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Have you experienced a premature birth? What happened?