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Baby hope lived for 74 minutes, became the youngest organ donor in the UK

Parents of hope Lee, who has lived in the world in just 74 minutes, donated her kidneys and liver cells that did hope the youngest organ donor in the UK, reports The Guardian.

Hope Lee was one of twins born in the family of Emma and drew Lee from Suffolk. When Emma Lee was on the 13th week of pregnancy, I hope found anencephaly is a rare malformation of the fetus, in which the baby dies within a few hours or days after their birth. Her twin brother Josh, according to the analyses, was healthy.

Spouses Lee offered to terminate the pregnancy, but Emma Lee, inspired by the great history of the Teddy Holston, who was ill with the same disease and has become the youngest organ donor in April of this year, refused to do an abortion. Drew and Emma decided that their daughter will become a donor.

After the death of the hope that her kidneys were transplanted to an adult patient, and the liver cells will be used for the treatment of patients awaiting liver transplantation.




Baby hope lived for 74 minutes, became the youngest organ donor in the UK 02.12.2015

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