Two Early Miracles

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POSTED: Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 9:51am

UPDATED: Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 9:52am

EDINBURG - More than half a million babies are born premature every year.

Children born prematurely have a much higher chance of having health risks when they get older.

News Center 23 Reporter Erin Murray met with a family that had twins at five months, two weeks into the pregnancy. Children born this early have about a 20 percent chance of living. But because they were twins, the odds went down, giving them only a 10 percent chance of living.

Click play to hear their story.

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