WATCH | World's Most Premature Baby celebrates first birthday

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The World's Most Premature Baby has just turned one. 

It's a remarkable feat since the preemie was given a zero per cent survival rate when he was born five months ahead of schedule

At the time of his birth, Richard Hutchinson weighed just over 300 grams and remained in hospital for six months to be closely monitored as the infant was extremely weak. 

Thankfully, he's made a full recovery and officially holds the Guinness World Record title of the World's Most Premature Baby

Watch the video above for more. 

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