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Babies: Special Delivery Episode 107 / 9/11 to 6/11

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Every day, almost 11,000 babies are born in the United States. That's one every 8-seconds. But every three-and-a-half minutes, a baby is born with complications. From the very minor to the most serious, multiple births, pre-term births, low birth weights, and a variety of birth defects affect the delivery and health of more experiences pregnancy complications. These cases require Special Delivery.

Special Delivery is a series of forty-six one-hour multi-segment documentary-style programs that will explore the drama of real-life pregnancies and the moment of delivery.

On this very special episode, it’s June 11th, 2002. We’re there as the first sounds of a new life emerge, the first instant a new family is born. It is a moment of celebration and shared joy, for the entire nation. Today is the nine-month anniversary of the horrific attacks of September 11, 2001. It is a day of remembrance, made all the more special by these beautiful signs of renewal. Today, these American newborns are the heroes.

Special Delivery is produced by LMNO Cable Group, Inc. for Discovery Health. Eric Schotz and Bob Niemack are Executive Producers.