Doctors Keep Brain Dead Mother Alive For Months To Deliver Baby

Woman also gives life to four patients through organ donation

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Doctors in Hungary have delivered a healthy baby boy by caesarean after keeping his brain dead mother on life support for three months, AFP reported Wednesday.

The 31-year-old woman was declared brain dead when she suffered a stroke in her 15th week of pregnancy earlier this year.

The mother also helped four other people gain a new lease on life, as some of her organs — her heart, liver, pancreas and kidneys — were able to be donated after the birth of the child. Doctors say the baby is healthy.

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