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Toddler who weighed the same as a loaf of bread when she was born in Norwich was potentially saved by pioneering trial

When she was born in November 2014 little Emily Kearey weighed around the same as a loaf of bread and was having difficulty breathing. Her and her twin sister Sophie were delivered by Caesarean section 12 weeks premature after it was discovered they had developed twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome. But while Sophie weighed 3lb 3oz, Emily weighed just 1lb 13oz and was suffering with respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), a life-threatening condition that affects many premature babies due to immatu
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