Distraught parents get help to be 'more at peace'

A set of new guidelines has been developed for healthcare workers caring for vulnerable babies.
A set of new guidelines has been developed for healthcare workers caring for vulnerable babies. PHOTO: ST FILE

Baby Zi Yi was born weighing just 615g and was the length of an A4 sheet of paper. She survived for just seven days.

Her deterioration, due to kidney failure and other complications, was so sudden that her distraught parents did not have clothes small enough to dress the premature baby in, when she died.

Please or to continue reading the full article. Learn more about ST PREMIUM.

Enjoy unlimited access to ST's best work

  • Exclusive stories and features on multiple devices
  • In-depth analyses and opinion pieces
  • ePaper and award-winning multimedia content
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 29, 2018, with the headline 'Distraught parents get help to be 'more at peace''. Print Edition | Subscribe