1994 Photo Contest, Science & Technology, 3rd prize

Ronald Frommann


01 January, 1993

A catheter is attached to the foot of an infant to establish the oxygen level in the blood.

This neonatal center specializes in high-risk and premature births. Infants born three months early, some weighing as little as 500 grams, are no exception here. They are kept alive with the latest techniques and around-the-clock nursing care, but even so, most babies born before the 26th week of pregnancy suffer permanent damage.

About the photographer

Ronald Frommann

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