Hi, apparently a newborn in Texas set a new record when he came out of the womb weighing 16 lbs. Holy Mackerel. Thank goodness for cesareans. The link to the story is here: http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/437108...ng_and_family/
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They have been talking about that on the news every day here! Everybody has been loving to quote our favorite phrase too "Everything is bigger in TX!" LOL! I just can't believe the doctors did not do a c-section sooner. They told her the week before that he could be a 13 lb baby!
Holy crap! I didn't read the article... Pre-e??
Wow! Looks like it was the fault of gestational diabetes.
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There are pics of him in the article. He is what we endearingly term a "chunky little monkey." Still cute but I would have been a little upset that the docs waited that long, too. Why wait that long? Poor guy and poor Mom. But kuddos to Mom. She must be a warrior.
I would have loved to see what she looked like before she gave birth. Can't imagine how big that belly would be carrying a 16 lb. baby!
I know exactly what it's like to carry 16lbs worth of baby and it's HORRIBLE. When I delivered the twins at 37 weeks (induced) they were 7.8lbs and 7.7lbs. This isn't including the weight of the placentas and amniotic fluid... the doctors said I had over 22lbs worth of "baby stuff" in there. I spent the last 6 weeks sleeping in a chair upright as I couldn't breathe if I laid down in bed... the swelling was so bad I could barely hear and none of my shoes fit and I had to go to the hospital in slippers.
Here's a pic... I was only smiling because I knew they were coming OUT!! LOL I feel bad for that woman.... any woman with multiples, it's super hard. When I delivered I was measuring 56 weeks... the doctor said enough was enough!