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Portugal: Baby born to mother brain-dead for almost four months

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Portugal: Baby born to mother brain-dead for almost four months

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A baby has been born in Portugal almost four months after the mother was declared brain-dead.

The boy weighing 2.5kg was born by caesarian section at Lisbon’s São José hospital. It is the longest a baby has survived in the womb in Portugal after the mother was declared brain-dead.

The family made the decision to continue the pregnancy after the mother suffered a brain haemorrhage.

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