The youngest premature baby to survive was born after 21 weeks and five days of gestation in Frankfurt, Germany, according to Fox News. Her name is Freida, and she was born in November 2010. She weighed 1 pound at birth.
About.com reports that James Elgin Gill of Canada was also born after 21 weeks and five days of gestation in 1988. As of 2006, he was a healthy teenager bound for college.
Amilia Taylor, conceived via invitro fertilization, was born after a gestation period of 21 weeks and six days in October 2006, according to Mail Online. She weighed 10 ounces at birth and was 9 1/2 inches long.