How the Smallest Infants Are Being Nourished to Health

J.C. WAS BORN NEARLY four months early when he arrived into the world on June 5.

"No one anticipates seeing their child at 24 weeks outside the womb," says Vanessa Ohakam from Silver Spring, Maryland, who asked that only her son's first and middle initials be used for privacy's sake. "They're cute when it's the ultrasound picture … but him actually being there in person, it was a scary sight. He was very small – his legs probably looked the width of my finger.”

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