Can baby survive if born at 20 weeks?

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Don't think so. From week 24 they can be saved, but w20 is awfully early. As NICU care has improved over the last 40 years, viability has reduced to approximately 24 weeks, although rare survivors have been documented as early as 21 weeks.

The first thing survival will depend on is being in the right hospital for the birth - after that it depends entirely on the number of complications following birth and how well the baby pulls through each of them.
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Can a baby survive at 32 weeks?

At 32 weeks a baby would generally survive, however may need to be in an incubator for a while and have some help breathing

Can a baby survive if it is born at 32 weeks?

At 32weeks 85% of infants survive. They still need a lot of help and will usually stay in the NICU until the original due date. They can have learning problems and developmental delays caused by prematurity.

Can a baby survive being born at 24 weeks?

The normally accepted age of viability (the age a baby can survive outside the womb) is 25 weeks. There have been cases of babies surviving at 24 weeks but normally they do not. Even at week 25 babies face pretty big challenges.

Can a baby survive if born at 27 weeks?

Answer . i had my second son at 27 weeks pregnant. He is now 17 and perfectly healthy. You would never have guessed he was premature.

What is the survival rate for a fetus born at 20 weeks?

ANSWER: This is a million dollar question. From doing extensive research I have found the most accurate list of estimated survival rates: Prematurity Advances in medical care have made it possible for many infants born prematurely to survive and develop normally. The earlier the gestational a ( Full Answer )

Can a baby survive if it is born at 31 weeks?

Yes. Of course it varies, but babies born at 31 weeks have a very high chance of surviving. Babies born on week 25+ are surviving (although some sadly don´t).

Can a baby survive at 33 weeks?

Yes, there is def a chance but it is very individual concerning damages and especially with the lungs.

Can a baby survive at 26 weeks?

They can do, it is around the borderline. The baby will spend a very long time in the neonatal intensive care unit and usually will have to have support with breathing since the lungs are not fully developed.

Can a baby survive if it is born at 29 weeks?

Highly likely - due to advances in medicine and post-natal care. Babies have been born much earlier and still survived. yes but they are considered premature.

Will twins survive if born at thirty weeks?

Yes, the age of viability is 28 weeks. But they will be in respirator, inside radiant warmer, given surfactant,parenteral nutrition, antibiotics and etc.......

Does Bella survive after her baby is born?

Yes, Bella survives. The baby breaks every bone in her body, and so Jacob has to keep her alive while Edward injects his venom into her heart to turn her into a vampire and save her.

Can a baby survive if it is born at 18 weeks?

Born 18 weeks premature, on 7/13/10 at 1 Lb. 9 Ounces and 11 Inches Long Finally, we have two cases at 18 weeks. Note: For a listing of eleven such early survivors, see the 1989 edition of Abortion Questions and Answers (Willke. Hayes Pub. Co. pp. 60, 61 ( Full Answer )

Can a baby survive born a 32 weeks?

A baby can survive at 24 weeks. we have better technology these days where anything is possible. If you had a baby at 32 weeks she will most likely have to stay in the hospital till she is considered full term, or better yet breathe and eat on its own.

Why hasn't my baby kicked yet and i am 20 weeks pregnant?

From the little I know of obstatetrics, a baby does not begin to kick until the last trimester, or about 25 to 30 weeks. Ask your Doctor what his opinion is. Be sure to eat healty good, and get enough rest.

Can the baby survive at 27 weeks?

My son was born at 23 1/2 weeks. They gave him less than a 10% chance to make it. He weighed 1 lb 6 1/2 oz. Now he is 6 years old, as smart as a whip and very healthy. So to answer your question.... YES!

Can a baby survive if it is born at 22.5 weeks?

Yes, but not usually. I was born at exactly 22.5 weeks and have reached adulthood without any serious medical complications. However, I was very, very lucky. Children born this early very often have serious health complications, including blindness, deafness and mental retardation. Premature babies ( Full Answer )

What is chances of survival if born at 36 weeks?

Oh, the chances of survival are quite high! At 27 weeks pregnant, your baby has an 85% chance of survival if it were to be born that week! You are nine weeks ahead of that! Your baby's lungs are fully developed at this stage so I wouldn't worry.

Can your baby survive if it is born at 31 weeks?

Babies born after 22 weeks have a great chance of surviving, the earliest baby to survive in the UK was 21 weeks. So nearly all baby's that are born at 31 weeks live, although there is that small percentage that don't but this is unlikely if the pregnancy has been fine and healthy all through the re ( Full Answer )

How do you terminate 20 weeks baby?

I don't think it is legal in Australia, but i have to wonder why you would want to do such a thing so late in the pregnancy?

Can a baby survive at 20 week?

maybe. it might survive but it will be very tiny. it's lungs are not fully developed at that point. it will be on a breathing machine but in some areas like Africa it will die

What if baby born after 42 weeks?

It wont be something wrong with it because it's born after 42 weeks instead of 40. Might be bigger that's all. Most women go over the expected date.

Can a baby born between 20 to 25 week survive?

Yes, but it won't be easy. It would need much work in the hospital to keep it alive. That said, I have a distant relative by marriage who was born at 23wks, and is a healthy beautiful young lady. Same as above with me, I was the same situation and I am perfectly fine. I will start at a community co ( Full Answer )

Can the baby survive at 28 weeks?

with the help of the march of dimes more babies are suriving dying and there is a possibility of the child of passing but the sucess rate is growing more and more every day

Can a baby born 34 week survive?

Absolutely. My daughter was born at 33.5 and had no complications. She stayed in the NICU for 16 days to learn to nurse and use a bottle (baby's aren't coordinated enough to do this until 35 weeks). She was 4 pounds 15 ounces---almost 5lb, the size of many twins! My water broke so I had 2.5 days o ( Full Answer )

Can a baby survive at 37 weeks?

Absolutely! If a baby is born at just 38 weeks, its considered full term. A baby born at 37 weeks should be just fine! From about 26 weeks can a baby survive. I have already seen a baby who was born at 25 weeks and who has survived.

Can a baby born at 27 weeks with 800gms weight surive.what will be the probability of survival.will it have any medical complications if survived?

My grandsons were born at 26 weeks weighed 1 pound 5 ounces that was almost 7 years ago. It was along hall at the hospital but thank the lord they survived. weighs about 36 pounds now and the other 1 weighs about 45 pounds .So an answer to your ? Yes they can live I have 2 living proofs. Twin Boys b ( Full Answer )

How long can a baby survive if its born in 30 weeks?

well that depends if put in intensive care it probably will survive if it has muscular it will lower the chances greatlly to about 70% of surviving and i had problems with my veins so it was a 50% chance of me living but i suvived so if in intensive care the it will all most definitely will survive ( Full Answer )

Can a baby be born at 18 weeks?

A baby can be born at 18 weeks. However, he/she would not live. The earliest a baby could survive outside the womb is 21 weeks, and this is very, very rare.

I am 20 weeks pregnant and i haven't felt my baby move?

Don't worry, I am 20 weeks as well and up until today I don't think I had felt my baby move either but I had an ultrasound a couple days ago and my baby girl is healthy and moving around. The lady who administered my ultrasound said she didn't feel anything until she was 22 week and I guess this is ( Full Answer )

Can a baby born in 44 weeks?

I'm guessing that you mean at 44weeks gestation - i.e. a month 'overdue'. While it's not common for caregivers to be comfortable witha woman continuing beyond 41-42 weeks gestation, due to fears of the placenta becoming less efficient and potentially compromising baby's well-being, it is a woman's c ( Full Answer )

Why are babies born at 30 weeks?

One of the most common causes of premature birth is that the mother has pre-eclampsia, the only way to cure it is by delivering the baby. The mother or baby may have an infection which triggers premature labor. The cervix can open slightly and allow the waters to break, so an open pathway for infe ( Full Answer )

What if your water breaks at 20 weeks can the baby survive?

No they can not. There has been a few cases in this world but in general no. The question was water breaking, not birth. Yes, your baby can survive. The hospital will put you on bed rest, repress birth with drugs and inject you with steroids to promote faster growth. As long as you can hold of givi ( Full Answer )

How often should you feel your baby move at 20 weeks?

You start to feel the movement of your baby by twenty weeks. This is called as quickening. In the first pregnancy you may not feel the movement very often. In next pregnancy, you are experienced and can feel them more often.