Woman who gave birth while in coma finally takes her newborn home

Woman who gave birth while in coma finally takes her newborn home

- A woman gave birth in a coma a week after she tested positive for the coronavirus

- The baby, Ava, had been in NICU since she was born prematurely at 33 weeks

- However, the mom was not able to take her home and introduce Ava to her older sister for some time

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A woman who had given birth while in a medically induced coma has gotten the chance to bring her newborn daughter home.

The three-week-old baby has been in NICU since she was born prematurely at 33 weeks.

Posting on her Instagram page, the respiratory therapist, identified as Angela Primachenko, shared a video of her two daughters spending time together.

In the video, her eldest daughter was seen caressing her baby sister with a huge smile plastered on her face.

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Angela finally got to celebrate that milestone moment over the weekend when she brought baby Ava home from the NICU to meet her big sister, Emily.

The newborn was discharged from the hospital on Saturday, 18 April and taken home to meet her whole family, including her grandparents.

"My girls meeting each other yesterday," captioned the mother of two.

Earlier on, Briefly.co.za reported that the mother of two tested positive for coronavirus while 33 weeks pregnant.

The 27-year-old was diagnosed with the virus on 24 March, and a week later she was in a coma and on a ventilator at a hospital in Washington.

Angela spent ten days in a coma and when she woke up on 6 April, she was told that doctors had safely delivered her baby girl Ava five days earlier in an effort to save the lives their lives.

She was not allowed to hold the baby until she tested negative for Covid-19 twice.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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