This mom's water broke at 13 weeks. Doctors gave her baby a 1% chance. She survived.

by Daniel Payne · Dec 17th, 2019 3:43 pm

Kirsty Mizon

Last Updated Dec 18th, 2019 at 9:31 am

A mother whose water broke when she was just 13 weeks pregnant confesses to being "still in shock" after her baby girl survived, was born, and is now expected to live a healthy life. Doctors had given the baby a one percent chance of surviving.

Kirsty Mizon said her water broke at barely more than three months into her pregnancy, leading doctors to predict that her baby would die within 48 hours. A pregnant woman's water often breaks just prior to or during full-term labor at 40 weeks.

"All the way through the pregnancy they were offering me terminations and saying he will be handicapped and won't be able to use his limbs," Mizon said.

Mizon said her baby's heartbeat continued to register on sonograms. She eventually gave birth to her daughter, whom they named Lacey, at 29 weeks.

The mother said her daughter is "doing well" and described her as "a little fighter."


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