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If a baby is born alive before 20 weeks, what happens to it?
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: It will die.
Unfortunately there is no lung tissue developed before 20 weeks, so there is no chance for survival.
The thresh-hold for viabilty is generally considered to be 24 weeks gestation, and even then most babies will not survive.

In brief: It will die.
Unfortunately there is no lung tissue developed before 20 weeks, so there is no chance for survival.
The thresh-hold for viabilty is generally considered to be 24 weeks gestation, and even then most babies will not survive.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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