A 34 year old, Argentinian policeman who went into coma after a major car accident in the late 2016, miraculously gave birth to a cute little baby boy, whom she cold meet only after she gained consciousness after months months.
During the first part of 2017, "she moved sometimes, made signs of waking up," said her brother Cesar.
"Last Thursday, during Holy Week, we were in her room at the clinic, and we heard someone say 'Yes.' We approached her. It was a very moving moment."
On 1 November, Bannan and her colleagues -- including her husband also a police officer -- met with a major accident while in their service vehicle that left Bannan severely injured.
As she went into coma in a hospital in the city of Posadas, her pregnancy also went ahead safely. Santino was born by cesarean section a few hours before Christmas, in perfect health.
Bannan's sister Norma "took care of Santino. And every day at 6 pm, she brought the baby to Amelia," said brother Cesar.
When Bannan finally regained consciousness last week, and her sister brought Santino to her, she at first thought the baby was her nephew. Then her family explained the happy news.
Bannan began to remember what happened to her. At first speaking in a confused manner, she eventually made herself understood, her brother said.
"The doctors said that Amelia has defied all scientific logic, that her case is truly a miracle," said Cesar, who is also a cop.
"Amelia is young, and despite the traumatic brain injury she suffered, she is surprising us," said neurosurgeon Marcelo Ferreira, who is treating her.
"She still has a lot to give. She needs time, and everyone needs to be patient."