SAN DIEGO — The smallest baby to ever receive a heart transplant in San Diego County is going home Wednesday! Eliana was born six-and-a-half weeks early, weighing less than four pounds. She was born with a serious heart condition and was immediately put on a heart transplant list.
At just three weeks old, doctors at Rady Children’s Hospital performed a heart transplant on Eliana. She is the smallest baby to receive a heart transplant in San Diego.
Now, at three months old, Eliana is heading home just in time for Mother’s Day. Doctors are calling it a miracle.
Eliana’s parents say they couldn’t be more grateful.