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A STILLBORN baby was miraculously brought back to life after being frozen for THREE days

The pioneering procedure protects against brain damage by forcing the organ to repair itself. Ella’s temperature plummeted from 37C to 33.5C. After 72 hours it was slowly raised by half a degree at a time. Dr Topun Austin, Ella’s consultant pediatricians at Addenbrooke’s said cooling treatment can significantly help babies who suffer a lack of oxygen to the brain during birth. He said: “Cooling is now universally seen as the standard of care for all infants who suffer from a lack of oxygen at birth like Ella. It is very important that infants eligible for this cooling treatment are identified early, as the sooner cooling start the better.” Read More