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Brain-dead woman gives birth, then dies

ROME - A girl born prematurely last week to a brain-dead woman in a Milan hospital was breathing well Monday, but doctors cautioned that it would be at least a month before the newborn could be considered out of danger.

"The baby girl's clinical condition is stable. It's a good sign," said Dr. Stefano Martinelli, head of the neonatal ward at Niguarda hospital. "To say with certainty if she will really make it we will need at least a month."

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