Miracle Premature Baby Going Home

World's third smallest surviving baby was given a 1 or 2 percent chance to live.
1:32 | 12/16/11

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For four months early weighing less than a can of soda doctors though are planning on sending her home. Before the new year ABC's Abbie Boudreau spoke to the mom of the miracle child. This is home video obtained exclusively by ABC news of baby Melinda justice three days old. Born premature at 24 weeks her skin so -- he could not protect her from infection. Doctors never thought she would make it -- gave Eddie Davis and tossed -- -- -- issues in survived. Estimated at no land Melinda is the third smallest baby to ever survive. She barely weighed a pound and a half at -- -- tiny foot the size of her mother's fingernail. Her entire body small enough to fit into -- doctor's home. Her mom had to wait a month and a half before she was allowed to hold her. Friends fans following since. But -- -- from babies like Melinda usually have just a one or 2% chance of survival. -- 24 weeks premiums don't have fully working lung sore eyes. But somehow Melinda beat the odds music fighter -- and civilians. Even -- doctors calling her progress a miracle Melinda is now three and a half months old. She weighs about four pounds now starting to heat -- our own doctors say Melinda will likely be home by the new year. For Good Morning America Abbie Boudreau ABC news Los Angeles.

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