1994 Photo Contest, Science & Technology, Stories, 3rd prize
Photographer

Ronald Frommann

Stern

01 January, 1993

A premature baby shortly after birth. 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. Parents can do little but watch helplessly as their role is filled by doctors and nurses.

About the photographer

Ronald Frommann

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