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Devastated Mom Cuddled The Body Of Her Dead Newborn Baby For 2 Hours. Then She Heard A Gasp.
May 12, 2014
A miracle? Perhaps. What's certain is that doctors literally couldn't believe what they were seeing at a hospital in Sydney, Australia in March 2010.
That was when Kate Ogg gave birth to twins, one of whom - Emily - was born healthy. However, doctors declared the second twin, a boy, dead after their attempts to revive him immediately after birth failed. Devastated, Kate spent the next two hours cuddling the body of her son Jamie, while she and her husband talked to him.
“I wanted to meet him and to hold him and for him to know us,” Kate says. “If he was on his way out of the world, we wanted for him to know who his parents were and to know that we loved him before he died.”
But an astonishing thing happened as she held her son close to her body. He began making short, jerking motions. While doctors assured her that these were merely reflex motions, they started to get more frequent, until Jamie actually opened his eyes and began breathing!
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