She was born weighing less than 1 pound. Now, she’s NGHS’ newest NICU graduate Jayla Jenkins is Northeast Georgia Health System’s first 22-weeker to graduate from the neonatal intensive care unit, where she spent the first six months of her life. She was born March 17, 2022, weighing 14.6 ounces. Photo courtesy Northeast Georgia Health System Jayla Jenkins was born a fighter. She entered the world 18 weeks ahead of schedule on March 17, 2022, weighing just 14.6 ounces.