Meet 12 adorable preemies and see how they look now


On World Prematurity Day (November 17th) we celebrated our smallest humans. Preemies are known fighters from the day they get placed in NICU to the time when they get home, We asked our Parent24 community to share some before and after pictures of their little ones. 

1. He's a little fighter

2. My miracle

3. My little princess

4. Little Zoe'

5. Not so little, Nathan

6. I thank god everyday

7. Hello Andrune' 

8. My son has been in and out of hospital

9. Such a strong fighter 

10. Mihlali Othimna Mangena

Nomonde wrote: "This is my daughter her birth weight was 700 grams at 27 weeks, Now she is 6-years-old and excited about starting grade 1 next year".

11. This little charmer

12. This cheeky dude

Some even gave encouragement too... 

Was your baby born prematurely? Send us your stories and pictures to we might publish it. 

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