Skip Nav
Unusual Baby Names
These Are the "Quirkiest" Baby Names in Each State
Babies
The Most Common Baby-Wearing Mistakes Parents Make
Summer
These Moms Talking About Swimsuits Will Have You Nodding So Hard Your Head Will Fall Off

Baby Girl Born Twice

Giving birth to a child is a poignant moment in a mom's life — one Texas woman experienced it twice with her daughter. One-month-old Macie Hope, had been medically taken from her mother's womb during the sixth month of pregnancy so doctors could remove a tumor the size of a grapefruit that would have killed her. Then, she made her official debut ten weeks later on May 3rd. According to an NBC report, the surgery the fetus underwent was risky. It said:

The happy couple talked exclusively to TODAY’s Ann Curry on Friday from the hospital, where they were joined by Dr. Darrell Cass, the fetal surgeon who led the team that performed a surgery that has been successfully completed fewer than 20 times around the world. In Macie’s case, he said, “We were very, very fortunate. It really turned out perfectly.”

The baby's middle name was chosen when her parents learned that she had less than a ten percent chance of surviving, but now the miracle baby is expected to be released from the hospital this weekend.

Join The Conversation
Nyrina-Windu Nyrina-Windu 9 years
Yeah I think I will read the official NBC story Mishell. And it's wonderful that she's doing so well.
radmama27 radmama27 9 years
Amazing..what an incredible miralce!
Mishell Mishell 9 years
Read the NBC report for this story to make sense! Truely a miracle.
Sun_Sun Sun_Sun 9 years
wow...thats really great news glad to hear the baby's life was saved bless her little heart
Edie-J-Blige Edie-J-Blige 9 years
Wow! She has a good case to ask for TWO birthday parties a year :)
jessie jessie 9 years
amazing!
anniekim anniekim 9 years
Wow1 Has this been miracle baby month or what? Bless them.
When Is the Best Time of Day to Exercise?
Amazon Buys Whole Foods
Visitors in Hospital After Birth
How Does Meditation Fit In With HIIT?
From Our Partners
Latest Moms
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds