World's Smallest Baby Boy Survives

Doctors in Germany have released the photographs of the world's smallest baby boy, who was born prematurely at 25 weeks weighing just 275 grams. He was so little at birth that a tape measure laid next to his body was wider than his limbs. According to recorded information he is the lightest boy worldwide who has survived an early birth. Take a look at the picture.

Smallest Boy

The boy was born in June 2009 in the University Hospital at Goettingen through a Caesarean section. The boy was only 27 centimeters long. Doctors did not believe he would live when he was born but tried hard to keep him alive. And finally they win and the baby boy survived! In December, after six months in intensive care, the baby was allowed home with his parents. Now the boy weighs 3,700 grams, a normal birth weight.