The lungs are usually the last of the main organs to develop during gestation, which is a concern for prematurely born babies. At that time, the medical field had developed a new procedure that was an injection of medicine that helps develop the lungs in unborn babies at risk of premature birth. The drug was not yet approved by the US Food and Drug Administration so I had to sign a waiver giving my permission for the injection. Subsequent amniocentesis test were done to determine lung functioning. Today, this medicine is approved and is commonly used to help develop unborn babies lungs at risk of premature birth. ⠀
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