Baby born 117 days after stroke leaves Czech mother brain-dead

When a helicopter rushed an unconscious Czech woman who had suffered a severe stroke to hospital in April, her chances of survival were slim — and those of the fetus she had carried in her womb for 15 weeks little better.And yet, on Aug. 15, a healthy baby girl was born by cesarean section — weighing 2.13 kg and measuring 42 centimetres — to her brain-dead mother, setting a new record in the process, Brno’s University Hospital said on Monday.Story continues belowRelated

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