The Smallest Babies in the World?

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The Smallest Babies in the World?

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Manitoba Free Press Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada –Tue, Nov 16, 1886 – Page 6
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Seeing the smallest baby in the world born in 2016 Emilia Grabarczyk is barely 9 pounds a year later after intense medical attention I wondered if the Carleton Place baby born in 1886 survived. When Emilia was born after just 26 weeks in the womb, she weighed only 8 ounces and measured 22 centimeters (8.7 inches). Her tiny foot was just 1 inch long.
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Today there are wonderful chances for babies to survive but in the instance of the baby born in Carleton Place did it live or was its body was sold? Poor and desperate women could not only save the cost of a funeral by passing their child’s lifeless body to an anatomist, but also be paid…

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About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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