Baby Born With Her Heart Outside Her Body Survives Three Intensive Surgeries
3 months ago, 13 Dec 21:44
A baby girl in the U.K. who was born three weeks ago with her heart outside her body is making international headlines. Although she had been due on Christmas Eve, Vanellope Hope Wilkins was delivered by a team of 50 medical professionals at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, UK on November 22. She was born with ectopia cordis -- which means "out-of-place heart" -- a rare congenital condition causing her heart to grow outside her body. In the days following her birth, she had three intensive ...
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