Polish baby born from mother on life support is doing fine

Hospital authorities in southwestern Poland say a baby born two months after his mother was put on life support is home and doing fine.

In a rare case, doctors at Wroclaw's University Clinic kept a pregnant woman on life support for 55 days to allow her 17-week fetus to grow until it could be born.

The 41-year-old had a brain tumor that caused terminal brain damage. She was pronounced dead when life support was turned off after the birth.

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The boy, born in the 26th week by Caesarean section, weighed 1 kilogram, or 2 pounds, 2 ounces. He was put under intensive care and spent three months in an incubator.

Monika Kowalska, a spokeswoman for the clinic, told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he was discharged last week.