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Burnham: Baby son born at 23 weeks is hailed a 'little miracle'
A baby who was born 17 weeks prematurely and weighed about the same size as a small bag of sugar has made a miraculous recovery.
Ollie Filby is winning his battle to survive after he was born when his mum Deborah Jackson was just 23 weeks pregnant.
He weighed just 1lb 1oz.
Since he was born on April 7, the tiny tot has spent the first six months of his life in hospital and has now been brought home.
Dad Nick Filby, 28, a plumber from Crouch Road, Burnham, has hailed his son as “a little miracle”.
Since April Ollie spent 15 weeks in Luton Hospital and a further eight weeks in the neonatal intensive care unit at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow.
During this time his lungs collapsed and he caught pneumonia, as well as needing injections in his eye to help with a disease that can affect premature babies.
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