The Institute for Women's Health

Chance Miracle Rodriguez is almost a year old, but at less than 13 pounds, he still fits into some newborn-sized clothes.

Born four months premature, at just 1 pound and 9 ounces, Chance spent more than three months in the neonatal intensive care unit, a time his mother describes as an “emotional roller coaster — not knowing if he was going to make it.”

While the brown-eyed boy with a sweet smile survived — and is even thriving — not all premature babies do.

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