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BBC Documentaries: Season 2011

2011x273 23 Week Babies: The Price of Life
TV-PG

  • 2011-03-09T21:00:00Z on BBC
  • 60 mins
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Documentary, Special Interest

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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