Ten doctors in Barnaul assist at ‘miracle’ arrival of Veronika in 41st week of pregnancy.
Medics say it is virtually unprecedented for successful full term births from such abdominal pregnancies. Picture: Nashi Novosti
The recent birth of the 4.1kg (9.1lbs) girl in the Altai region of Siberia is to be the subject of a paper in a forthcoming medical journal. Medics say it is virtually unprecedented for successful full term births from such abdominal pregnancies, and the new born ‘miracle baby’ has been described as one in 625 million because of the rarity.
Healthy Veronika – her name means ‘faith in victory’ – is shown on pictures with her 31 year old mother who has not been identified. The baby was 56 cm (22 inches) in length at birth.
The woman, who came to Siberia to flee shooting in the civil war in the Donbass region of eastern Ukraine,  had minimal checks during her first pregnancy, possibly …
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