"There were many difficult days and many tears, but she clearly wanted to survive," said her mother, Sabine. who was forced to deliver her baby earlier as the placenta was not providing enough nourishment.
"Even children with a birth weight of 14 ounces (400g) rarely survive,” said Dr Bahman Gharavi, Head of Children and Youth Clinic at the hospital where she was born according to The Mirror.
“We have to thank Emilia as well for her own survival," he said. "She is a little fighter."