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Big Babies and Bigger Babies


My mom gave birth to a couple of big babies. I weighed in at 10.12 lbs. and my younger sister was 12.6 lbs. at birth. It wasn't until I delivered my own children that I realized just what an amazing feat this was for my petite mother.

But today a FOX News report said according to French news agency, AFP, a baby born at a private maternity clinic outside Jakarta on Monday topped the scales at 15.2 lbs.. It said:

"The 37-year-old mother had gestational diabetes, which has been linked in some cases to heavier than normal babies.The baby was delivered by C-section and transferred to a Fatmawati, Indonesian hospital for respiratory problems."

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