February 26, 2024

IN BRIEF: prematurity; liposuction; book banned; South Korea

Record for prematurity: A Florida IVF baby born at 21 weeks and 6 days has been released from hospital. She is the first baby known to have survived after a gestation period of less than 23 weeks. She has battled with respiratory and digestive problems, but doctors now say that her prognosis is “excellent”.