When this woman went into labor 14 weeks early, she had no idea what to expect. When doctors performed a C-section to bring the little guy into the world, they witnessed something miraculous.
A full-term pregnancy lasts about 40 weeks, so when Chelsea Phillips went into labor, people were shocked and worried. Understandably, both Phillips and her doctors were concerned about the baby's health. The longer a baby's body is able to develop before it's born, the more likely it is that it will be healthy and prepared to thrive outside the womb. Depending on how early they're born, premature babies can experience a wide variety of health problems that can haunt them their entire lives.