Woman who gave birth in a coma waking up

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By NTD Newsroom
April 12, 2017World News

Argentine police woman Amelia Bannan was five months pregnant when the car she was riding in crashed. She suffered a fractured skull and a blood clot in her brain, which sent her into a coma.

Her son Santino was delivered in Madariaga Hospital on Christmas Eve 2016. He weighed only 4.1 pounds but he was healthy.

Throughout the next three months, Amelia Bannan’s family kept visiting her and bringing her young son to her.

Finally the contact seemed to have a positive effect. The young mother began acknowledging her son, then holding him. Now, her family said, she can respond to questions with a simple “Yes,” or No.”

Her family is calling it a miracle, brought about by contact with her infant son.

“The result is excellent,” said neurosurgeon Marcelo Ferreira said.

“The fact that she had a grave trauma with a high mortality rate diminishes expectations greatly, but that’s not the case with her. She has to improve. She keeps surprising us.”


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