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Friday 22 August 2014

Baby born weighing just 14 ounces, at 22 weeks

Published 16/05/2014 | 23:17

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Little Decklen James Maize. Photo: Facebook/Prayers For Decklen James Maize
Little Decken. Photo: Facebook/Prayers For Decklen James Maize
Carrie Maize with her little baby. Photo: Facebook/Prayers For Decklen James Maize

An American couple have pleaded with doctors to save their little baby boy who weighs just 14 ounces.

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Little Decklen James Maize was born on Tuesday by emergency C-section due to an umbilical prolapse.

He was just 22 weeks and one day old.

The infant measures around 10 inches long.

Last year, Decklen's parents Carrie and James went through the hearbreak of their baby daughter Serenity being born at 22-weeks. Sadly, Serenity died.

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