- Baby Hope Daniels made headlines last year after being one of the smallest new-borns to survive birth
- Born in Cape Town, she only weighed as much as a can of cool drink
- She survived 10 months in intensive care and celebrated her 1st birthday on Tuesday
Baby Hope Daniels made news headlines in March 2018 after she was born prematurely at only 24 weeks.
Weighing as little as a can of cool drink, she was believed to be the lightest baby (300 grams) to have survived in South Africa.
However, the delivery was only the first hurdle as she endured nearly 10 months in intensive care.
Baby Hope’s fighting spirit saw her reach another milestone on Tuesday as she celebrated her first birthday.
ENCA reported that Hope’s parents, Lesley and Dorianne Daniels, decided to celebrate the occasion at the hospital where Hope spent most of her life thus far.
Briefly.co.za gathered that the hospital staff joined in the celebrations.
Dorianne was beaming with pride and shares that Hope has already proven that she’s a fighter and very determined.
She believes that the sky is the limit for her little girl based on these qualities.
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