Powerful Before And After Portraits Of Premature Babies

Depending on when they are born, premature babies can face difficult uphill battles. As Quebec-based photographer Red Methot shows in his Les Premas photo series, premature babies often do overcome their many challenges and persevere!
The photo series has people of widely varying ages pose with photos of themselves as premature babies. In most, the trappings of the hospital ICU are still present. Premature babies can be born with under-developed organs, and are usually held in the ICU until their organs have developed fully.

Felix, born at 24 weeks
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Margot, born at 29 weeks

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Noah and Nathan, born at 32 weeks

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Thomas, born at 23 weeks

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Noah, born at 32 weeks. His twin sister Victoria, left in the framed picture, died after living 1 month

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Julie, born at 7 months of pregnancy, and her son Kevin, born at 34 weeks

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Zachary, born at 27 weeks

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Eva, born at 29 weeks

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Charles, born at 26 weeks

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Tamica, born at 32 weeks (and 26 weeks pregnant at the time of the photo)

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Alice, born at 27 weeks

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Theo, born at 25 weeks

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Emile, born at 26 weeks

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Felix, born at 23 weeks, and his brother Alexis, born at almost 33 weeks

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Lexiani, born at 25 weeks

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