Brain-Dead Woman's Baby Survives C-Section Delivery
Iver Cohen Benson, the son of 32-year-old Canadian couple Robyn and Dylan Benson, was born via Cesarean section on February 8, a little over a month after Robyn suffered a cerebral hemorrhage that rendered her brain-dead. Iver, who was born at 26 weeks gestational age, is in the care of the hospital's NICU, and will remain there for many weeks. Robyn, at Dylan's request, was removed from life support machines shortly after she gave birth.
Dylan's story, which he's shared on a blog, has reached far corners of the web, and donations and letters of support have poured in. He posted this update announcing Iver's birth: