Collect of Sophie O'Kane with her dad Michael when she was a few months old. See Centre Press story CPBABY: A baby who defied all odds after she was born weighing just 1lb 15oz will celebrate her first birthday and will spend Father's Day outside hospital with her proud dad. Sophie O'Kane was born premature at 25 weeks and was so fragile that her heartbroken parents were not even able to touch or hold her. The situation was so dire that her father, Michael, 34, was convinced she would die despite the best efforts of intensive care staff. But now the little tot has defied the odds to celebrate her first birthday and will spend Father's Day outside hospital with her dad, mum Ali and brother Finn.