Doctors miraculously save baby girl from dead mother's womb

On the one hand, joy from the miracle performed, on the other hand, awareness of the unimaginable tragedy.

The girl, weighing less than 1.4 kg, was born by Caesarean section (image used for illustrative purpose) [Meta AI]

Doctors managed to save the life of a newborn whose mother tragically died while in the 30th week of pregnancy.

The girl is staying in hospital under constant medical care. "Even if she survives, she was born an orphan," admit shocked doctors.

The girl, weighing less than 1.4 kg, was born by Caesarean section. Her mother, Sabreen Al-Sakani, was 30 weeks pregnant when the Israeli attack suddenly intensified in the middle of the night.

The targets were two houses in the city of Rafah in the Gaza Strip, reports the Reuters news agency, citing representatives of the Palestinian health service.


Those killed in the attack included pregnant Sabreen Al-Sakani, her husband and daughter, and 16 others. According to Reuters, 13 of them are children belonging to one family. Miraculously, a living child was pulled from the body of the dead Palestinian woman!

"The newborn, weighing 1.4 kilograms, was stable and gradually improving," Mohammed Salama, a doctor attending to the baby at a hospital in Rafah, Gaza, told a Reuters reporter.

The girl was placed in an incubator with other babies. The ribbon taped across her chest reads, "Child of the martyr Sabreen Al-Sakani."

"Her younger daughter, Malak, who also died in the attack, wanted to name her little sister Rouh, which means "ghost" in Arabic," her uncle, Rami Al-Sheikh, told Reuters. "Little Malak was happy at the thought of having a sister."


"The baby will remain in the hospital for three to four weeks," said doctor, Salama.

"After this time, we will see what happens next and where the child will go, to his family, to her aunt, uncle or grandparents. This is the greatest tragedy - even if this child survives, she was born an orphan," he added.

According to Palestinian health officials, 13 children and two women were killed in the attack on the second home of the Abdel Aal family.


Asked about casualties in Rafah, an Israeli military spokesman said various militant targets in the Gaza Strip had been attacked, including military facilities, launch sites and armed people.


This article was originally published on Fakt.


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