Depending on when they are born, early babies can face tough uphill battles. As a Quebec-based photographer, Red Methot points in his Les Premas photo series, premature babies often do win their many challenges and persevere!
The photo series has people of broadly 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 underdeveloped organs, and are usually held in the ICU until their organs have developed fully.