A touching and inspiring photo showing a premature baby with a big smile on her face has gone viral after being shared on Facebook. The baby’s mother, Lauren Vinje, posted a photo of her then-5-day-old daughter to the Facebook community Love What Matters. Weighing less than four pounds, and in the neonatal intensive care unit, the infant girl —

named Freya — appears happy in the photo. “Our first daughter at five days old. 3 lbs. 14 oz., she was happy to be alive!” Vinje wrote in the post. “This picture was one I looked at often to get me through the ups and downs of our NICU days. Life is so precious.” READ MORE