She’s growing: Palm-sized baby, 2nd smallest in U.S., survives after birth at 9 1/2 ounces

December 15, 2011 at 1:08 am in Grand Forks Herald

At birth, Melinda Star Guido was so tiny she could fit into the palm of her doctor’s hand. Weighing just 9 1/2 ounces less than a can of soda she is among the smallest babies ever born in the world. Most infants her size don’t survive, but doctors are preparing to send her home by New Year’s. Continue Reading