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This is by far the saddest news I’ve ever had to post up on Dominica Weekly. I just read some heartbreaking news on Dominicanewsonline.com; that baby Mia who was only 24 weeks old the day her mother gave birth to her at Dominica’s main health facility has died in a Barbados Hospital.

Most of the Dominican public including myself fell in love with baby Mia; many of who only knew her – either by hearing the news over the radio or read the story in the newspapers. The work of hospital staff who successfully delivered Mia was praised by many Dominicans; it’s just heartbreaking that baby Mia condition worsened and just after four weeks she died.

A press release notes that baby Mia died due to complications caused by a viral infection in her blood. The body will be flown back to Dominica for a formal funeral.

BABY MIA’S STORY

Baby Mia was born, on March 31, 2008 at the Princess Margaret Hospital in the Commonwealth of Dominica. Mia was 3 months (24 weeks) premature weighing only 500 grams. Baby Mia has defied all odds despite being perceived dead less than two hours after birth.

What A Miracle!

Mia lay at her mother’s side after baptism, presumed dead. Imagine her family’s surprise as she started to twitch and cough slightly. Mia was alive, Praise God!

———— Personal Note ————-
Rest in Peace Baby Mia…you’ve touch the lives of so many people. Your memories live in the hearts of many Dominicans here and abroad.

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