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San Joaquin Community Hospital neonatal ICU celebrates life
Bakersfield Californian

Charley Elliott weighs 15 pounds now, and is 2 feet tall. The wonder of it is that the 8-month-old girl is here at all.

Her delivery in late January came after a gestation of just 23 weeks and five days, and at less than 11 inches long she weighed only 1 pound, 5 ounces. She spent 97 days in San Joaquin Community Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit, or NICU….