Born after 26 weeks and weighing a mere 390 grams, the baby named Marta was discharged to her delighted parents last week weighing a healthy 2.5kg.
Warsaw-based Professor Marzena Dębska, who has carried out over 140 operations on babies in the womb diagnosed with complex heart defects, received the 2022 Research “for her inspiring work on fetal cardiac interventions” from the Holm Schneider Foundation for Prenatal Therapy in Erlangen, Germany.
Mateusz Białkowski had finished his nightshift when a distressed man leapt out in front of his car. Learning that the man’s wife was pregnant, Białkowski drove to his house where he set about successfully delivering the baby girl.
Produced by Sygnis SA, the lifesaving 1:1 model of the new-born’s skull followed an urgent request for help from surgeons at the Upper Silesian Centre of Child Health and doctors at the e-Nable Polska Foundation.
The birth rate in Poland has crashed from 700,000 babies born annually to around 350,000.
After receiving the photo of a mother and father with their new-born baby, the Institute of National Remembrance began a nationwide media campaign to try and identify them. They were later contacted by Stefan Piątkowski who identified the woman as his sister Barbara Piątkowska who had given birth on September 28, 1944 at 9 Polna street in the south of Warsaw.
Barbara Smolińska was chosen alongside acclaimed authors, Nobel Prize winners and a female Prime Minister for the lifelike dolls. Stunning in their detail, the ‘reborn sugar babies’ have won a raft of admirers, not least among women dealing with loss or trauma.
Finding the woman lying on the ground with the baby’s head already visible, Sgt. Ireneusz Iwańczyk whipped out a pair of latex gloves and proceeded to deliver the baby on the spot, as the woman’s dumbstruck husband watched on.
A highway patrol officer became an overnight hero after delivering the unborn baby deer found falling out of its dead mother's stomach following the fatal accident in Bielsko-Biała.
Poland's January birthrate fell to its lowest point in over ten years, a leading daily newspaper reported on Thursday.