Case Studies Inspiring Stories

Baby A

Baby A was brought to the iThemba Lethu home at the age of 7 months, weighing only 2.7kg. He was born prematurely, weighed only 1.5kg at birth and was abandoned at the hospital. In 7 months of being fed formula he had only gained 1200g.

When he arrived at iThemba Lethu he was fed breastmilk immediately. Within 2 weeks of being fed donated breastmilk he had gained 550g!