North Carolina Hospital Celebrates ‘One of the World’s Smallest Babies Ever Born’

By Published on December 30, 2015

The Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C., is marking a major milestone for baby E’Layah Faith Pegues, the smallest surviving premature baby ever born at the hospital and “one of the world’s smallest babies ever born,” according to E’Layah’s doctor.

Parents Megan Smith and Eric Pegues celebrated their baby’s original due date on Tuesday at the medical center’s Levine Children’s Hospital. A location where they shared baby E’Layah Faith’s story of fight and survival since Sept. 23.

Baby E’Layah Faith was born three-and-a-half months before Smith’s due date and weighed 10 ounces and was 10 inches long.

 

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