How Early Can a Baby Survive outside the Womb?


A fully developed baby is normally born after 37 to 40 weeks of gestation. For a baby to survive outside the womb this has to happen after 21 weeks of gestation. It is then referred to as a premature baby.
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Whether you wish to know because you're curious about prematurity, or because you wonder how the answer may affect the issue of legal abortion, the question of when a baby can survive
I'm from Canada, and at the Hospital i work at, they consider a viable pregnancy at 25 weeks. Therefore anytime after 25 weeks your little has a good chance of survival but may have
It cannot. An embryo is completely reliant on its mother for life.
A baby born before 23 wks can't survive outside the womb. A
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