It was a final chance to say goodbye for grieving mother Kate Ogg after doctors gave up hope of saving her premature baby.
Not wanting to let him go, she tearfully cuddled her lifeless son – born at 27 weeks weighing 2lb.
Although little Jamie’s twin sister Emily had been delivered successfully, doctors had given Mrs Ogg the news all mothers dread – that after 20 minutes of battling to get her son to breathe, they had declared him dead.
Mrs Ogg unwrapped the baby from his blanket and held him against her skin. And then an extraordinary thing happened.
After two hours of being hugged, touched and spoken to by his mother, the little boy began showing signs of life.
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