South Africa's 'Wonder Woman' born weighing just 395g is now a healthy baby girl

South Africa's 'Wonder Woman' born weighing just 395g is now a healthy baby girl

- Baby Jazeel Hlope was born weighing just 395g

- She is now healthy and will soon be discharged from hospital

- Doctors have dubbed her "Wonder Woman"

South Africa's very own "Wonder Woman" who was born weighing just 395g is now a strong and healthy baby girl.

South Africa's woman born weighing just 395g is now a healthy baby girl

Jazeel Hlope was born weighing just 395g. Photo: Netcare

Jazeel Hlope was born premature at 25 weeks on June 21 this year. This was three months before her due date because her mother, Helen Sauls, experienced pregnancy-induced hypertension.

Doctors at the Netcare Clinton Hospital in Alberton dubbed her "Wonder Woman" because she defied the odds during her 150 days special care.

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South Africa's woman born weighing just 395g is now a healthy baby girl

Doctors dubbed her "Wonder Woman" because she defied the odds. Photo: Netcare

A happy Sauls said in an interview:

"I am very excited about the prospect of taking my baby home‚ but obviously we do not want to rush. She has been in hospital for nearly 150 days and has gained a lot of weight and strength in that time. Jazeel now weighs just over 2.2kg and now drinks the whole bottle when I feed her."

Nurses made her a special "Wonder Woman" costume that has the words "Littlest Miracle" written on it.

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South Africa's woman born weighing just 395g is now a healthy baby girl

Dr Klaas Mnisi pictured with baby Jazeel. Photo: Netcare

Neonatologist Dr Klaas Mnisi said baby Jazeel is set to be discharged soon after November 17, which happens to be World Prematurity Day.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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