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Woman Gives Birth Two Days After Dying

Woman Gives Birth Two Days After Dying

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United Press International

January 14, 2009

Doctors in Oxford, England, say they kept a woman’s body alive for two days after her death to allow her to give birth.

The Daily Mail said Monday despite the fact professional ice skater Jayne Soliman was declared brain dead last week, doctors were able to keep her body alive long enough to deliver her unborn child via Cesarean section.

David Phillips, a fellow skater and friend of Soliman’s, said Soliman was deemed legally dead last Wednesday after suffering a brain hemorrhage caused by a tumor.

The 41-year-old woman had been 25 weeks pregnant at the time, so doctors used large doses of steroids to speed up the unborn child’s lung development.

Phillips said within 48 hours of Soliman’s official death, she became the proud mother of a nearly 2 pound, 2 ounce girl.

“She lived to have a baby girl — that was the one thing she wanted in her life,” Phillips told the Mail of last Friday’s birth.

“This would have been the best day of her life,” he added later.

© YellowBrix 2009


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    luvtocode

    over 3 years ago

    2 comments

    Unbelievablely sad for her to lose her dream of having a baby girl. She is absolutely adorable. This little miracle is a blessing from God no doubt. I hope she finds a home that will welcome her and love her to no end.

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    lizmags

    over 5 years ago

    42 comments

    Incredibly beautiful.

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    Account Removed

    over 5 years ago

    breaks your heart.

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    Account Removed

    over 5 years ago

    shocking....sad.....

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    lpnfire

    over 5 years ago

    80 comments

    awwwww tear! :( that makes me sad but it just goes to show how true the circle of life really is!

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    moonlights_rain

    over 5 years ago

    18 comments

    how super sad, I hope this little girl has a daddy that wants to love and care for her, or a foster family but truely a miracle baby

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    h3ll0kittie

    over 5 years ago

    18 comments

    that's awesome

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    naaodey

    almost 6 years ago

    2 comments

    god has apurpose for de gail dats why he allows her to live.he wil surly guide n protect her.amen

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    black_sheep

    almost 6 years ago

    2 comments

    That is amazing!

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    Jeannie

    almost 6 years ago

    140 comments

    Incredible! I am so glad medicine has progressed to the point where this is possible!

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    ssurdez

    almost 6 years ago

    16 comments

    wow!

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    bookishfilly

    almost 6 years ago

    58 comments

    God has plans for that baby. She is already a tiny angel.

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    EvangelisticSistah

    almost 6 years ago

    88 comments

    God is so good indeed.

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    Chauntel

    almost 6 years ago

    16 comments

    How sad it was what she really wanted. A miracle the baby is still alive. Precious.

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    Laserian

    almost 6 years ago

    20 comments

    God is omniscience.

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