Canadian Baby Born to Mother on Life Support

Robyn Benson was 22 weeks pregnant when found unresponsive by her husband at home.
3:00 | 02/12/14

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I let's get -- him. General tarnish -- Benson is still scared. But here's worries now are more like the ones facing any new parent -- -- the first day I got to go field birdied the screws -- -- here is Heidi we will hand with. -- -- -- -- His hands our tied into the boy was delivered at just 28 weeks about six weeks after his mother suffered a cerebral hemorrhage. And was declared brain dead. The Benson's had been married less than a year and Robin was pregnant with their first baby or family made it difficult and somewhat controversial decision. To keep Robin's body alive and give -- -- a better chance of survival. We were hoping to quote get at least another two weeks but. It was just it would -- times. To spill from an -- and as long as she could. The Benson story has captivated people around the world the baby -- -- found growing to more than a 160000. Dollars and that's not including money raised by staff at a chain of liquor stores. Diver is now in the neonatal unit at Victoria General Hospital although -- small he has a good chance of developing into a healthy job. But we don't so much more than -- used in the -- -- how to look after these babies. Survival survival rates of babies. 1520 years ago wasn't even as good as it is today because we just know more about how to support their breathing how to support. Families how to support their development. -- to have him here -- us. Obviously did so sudden some of -- don't have Rollins. The family believes this is exactly what Robin -- wanted but it was still an agonizing six weeks and divers arrival is bittersweet. That is the best thing that's held -- as far as having him here and -- pleases -- Nothing more sudden. Losing isn't -- your partner. I ever will spend at least another two more months in the hospital they now have money to help provide for the child. But it will never replace what diver and his dad have already lost. At Watson CTV news Victoria.

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