TV: 23 Week Babies: The Price of Life

Wednesday 9 March 2011, 21:00-22:00 on BBC Two, available after broadcast via the iPlayer

“Babies born four months early – in the 23rd week of pregnancy – exist on the very edge of life. A few go on to become the ‘miracle babies’ of glossy magazines, but most die. Award-winning director Adam Wishart has unprecedented access to the babies born in such extreme prematurity on a Birmingham neonatal unit, and asks the difficult question: is it always right to keep them alive?”

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