A mother who was sick with COVID-19 gave birth prematurely to twins while she was in a medically-induced coma.
Perpetual Uke, a rheumatology consultant, was rushed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, England last March when she caught the disease. To help her recover, health workers placed her on a ventilator and put her in a coma, as per Sky News on Nov. 18.
Doctors eventually decided to deliver her twins prematurely via an emergency Caesarean section on April 10. The twins, a girl named Palmer and her brother Pascal, were delivered at just 26 weeks.
Following their birth, staff placed the children in incubators in the neonatal intensive care unit of the Birmingham Women…
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