Smallest Baby Boy, Born at 24 Weeks, a Reminder that US Kills Viable Babies Yearly

The world’s smallest baby boy to survive a premature birth went home Tuesday after several months in a Tokyo hospital.

The boy was born at 24 weeks gestation. That’s a little over five months into a pregnancy, usually considered the age of viability in the U.S.

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