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Grieving mother Kate Ogg from Australia wanted to say goodbye to her premature baby after doctors gave up hope of saving Jamie. She held him close and tearfully told her lifeless son - born at 27 weeks weighing 2lb - how much she loved him and cuddled him tightly. Though little Jamie's twin sister Emily had been delivered successfully, doctors had given Mrs Ogg the news all mothers dread - that after 20 minutes of battling to get her son to breathe, they had declared him dead. After about two hours of being hugged, touched and spoken to by his mother, the Jamie began showing signs of life. At first, it was just a gasp for air that was dismissed by doctors as a reflex action. But then the startled mother fed him a little breast milk on her finger and he started breathing normally. Continue reading for a video and more information.

Here's what Mrs. Ogg has to say: "I thought, 'Oh my God, what's going on.' A short time later he opened his eyes. It was a miracle. Then he held out his hand and grabbed my finger. He opened his eyes and moved his head from side to side. The doctor kept shaking his head saying, 'I don't believe it, I don't believe it."









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