Declared Dead, A 7-month-old Baby Wakes Up During His Funeral

Keilin Johanna Ortiz Montoy landed in Villanueva Hospital, Honduras, on August 6, while she was suffering from convulsions, diarrhea and dehydration. The doctors diagnosed a serious bacterial infection, so they decided to put her in an intensive care unit. But unfortunately, the baby is pronounced dead three days later. The day of the funeral, a miracle happened ...

A miracle or medical malpractice? Whatever the cause, this story is proof that life hangs by a thread. The mother of little Keilin lived the unthinkable, because after the hospital declared the death of her baby and even issued a death certificate, the seven-month-old baby began to breathe again during the funeral service. The head of the pediatric department at the hospital said an investigation was underway on the incident.

A baby who decides to write the story of his life!
They may have decided she was dead but Keilin did not intend it! After the hospital gave her the dead baby, the mother took the body to a nearby church for the funeral. It is exactly at this moment that the mother realizes that her child has started to breathe again! She decides to go to a local clinic to look after her baby.

Bacterial infection in infants?
When bacteria infect a person, they cause the immune system to activate certain genes, creating a distinct bio-signature. In adults and older children, diagnostic tests distinguish bacterial infections from viral infections by analyzing the response of the immune system. But it is not known if this approach could also work in infants, as their immature immune system may not generate a measurable response.

In the majority of cases, fever is the first reaction an infant's body may have following an infection. It is important to never neglect it!

Indeed, determining whether an infant has a bacterial infection requires an invasive procedure to obtain blood, urine or cerebrospinal fluid samples. These samples are then grown to grow and identify the bacteria.

Antibiotics are the drugs used to treat bacterial infections. However, when an infection has created a large mass of pus, doctors sometimes need surgery to drain it. Doctors can also treat some childhood infections with antibiotics before they have the results of the crop. When the results are obtained, the antibiotics are continued or modified as needed. If no bacteria are detected, the antibiotics can be stopped.

How to prevent a bacterial infection?
Many bacterial infections in children can be prevented by following the recommended vaccination schedule. Nevertheless, there are simple and effective actions to take when you are in contact with infants to prevent bacterial infections:
  • Wash hands well before and after meals and when changing,
  • Protect your mouth and nose when sneezing or coughing
  • Give him a daily bath to eliminate the impurities of the day,
  • Clean, disinfect baby bottles, dishes and baby toys.
  • Ensure good hygiene around pets.
But beware of excess hygiene as this can prevent the body from making immune defenses. Place to balance!

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