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I think 24 weeks is when a foetus is viable to live outside the womb

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Q: Can a fetus live outside the womb at seventeen weeks?
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At month can the fetus could survive outside the womb?

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Can a 23 week old fetus live outside the womb?

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Can a baby be born at 18 weeks?

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