Baby born prematurely at 22-weeks survives all odds and gets a new lease of life (September 22, 2017)
After enduring the fight of his life, miracle baby NIRVAAN is finally going home following 132 days in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Surya Hospital, Mumbai. It was a dream come true for the parents and team of Dr Nandkishor Kabra, Neonatologist and Director of NICU, Dr Sejal Desai, Dr Sejal Desai, Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Dr Hari Balasubramanian, Neonatologist & Dr. Bhupendra Avasthi with other 14 doctors (Neonatology Fellows and residents) and 50 nursing staff at Surya NICU who spent several sleepless nights in managing this tiny tot all are happy to see nirvana go home healthy and happy.
Karan Johar thanks Surya Hospital and Dr. Bhupendra Avasthi for taking care of his twins
“Premature babies, when provided with the right kind of care, have just as good of a shot of making it, as babies born on time. If your baby is a preemie, don’t be discouraged. Seek Help. Wonderful organisations like Surya Hospital can nurture your child towards normal growth,” says Johar.
Little Miracle: Kandivali couple's premature baby wins 11-month battle for survival, is discharged from hospital (10th July 2017)
In what the doctors are describing as a medical miracle, a baby born 24 weeks premature (six months into pregnancy) and weighing 735 gm, was discharged from hospital yesterday after a 332-day stay, of which nearly 10 months were on ventilator support. Because of the premature birth, the baby, Suraj, suffered from chronic lung disease which at one stage resulted in his weight plummeting to 400 gm.
Successful repair of very complicated congenital diaphragmatic hernia (24th April 2007)
Doctors thought it was a “hopeless” case, but a four-day-old baby suffering from a rare deformity has miraculously not only survived a difficult operation but emerged perfectly normal after it.
India’s most premature surviving triplets born at 24 weeks (22nd December 2013)
MUMBAI: Born 15 weeks before due date, the country's most prematurely born triplets have gone home after four months in a city hospital.
India’s second most premature surviving triplets (17th June 2014)
Born with malformed organs, respiratory distress, low haemoglobin and infection, babies are now healthy.
Mumbai: Most premature baby ready to go home
Baby weighed just 630 grams and was brought to the hospital with a respiratory distress syndrome & a fungal infection at birth, transmitted from her mother. Most doctors had told the family that the baby may not survive…
Pre-term babies need more beds, support staff: Doctors
Filmmaker Karan Johar's twins, who were discharged from the Surya Child Care Hospital in Santacruz on Wednesday after spending 51 days in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), have once again brought into focus the urgent need for NICU beds in the city.
After 4 months of birth, city's youngest premature baby set to go home
Sakshi was born after a gestation period of 23 weeks, that is less than even six months, and was put in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) within 10 minutes of her birth. She is probably the youngest baby to survive with an extremely low weight in the city, claimed doctors.
बचाई गई सबसे छोटी बच्ची की जान, लंबाई 31cm, वजन था सिर्फ 600 ग्राम
क्विक डिलीवरी के कारण दोनों बच्चियों के लंग्स पूरी तरह से विकसित नहीं हुए थे। उसके बाद दोनों को एनआईसीयू में ले जाया गया। जहां दो हफ्तों बाद इनमें से एक बच्ची की मौत हो गई।
- इसके बाद गोल्डन नाम की दूसरी बच्ची को 18 दिनों तक वेंटीलेटर पर रखा गया। डॉ बालासुब्रमण्यम के मुताबिक ऐसे बच्चों के बचने का प्रतिशत सिर्फ 40 परसेंट रहता है, लेकिन डॉ नंदकिशोर और उनकी टीम के प्रयास से इस बच्ची को बचाया जा सका।
- First unit in India to start dedicated neonatal transport ambulances from 1983 - "NICU on heels"
- Newborn Helpline, from 2004, a telephone number 65908888 to help with transporting sick newborn infants.
- First unit in India to start inhaled nitric oxide therapy in treating newborn infants with pulmonary hypertension.