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Thursday, 24 September 2009

woman gives birth to giant

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Woman gives birth to an 8.7kg whopper

From: Agence France-Presse
September 23, 2009

AN Indonesian woman has given birth to an 8.7kg (19.2 pound) baby boy, the heaviest newborn ever recorded in the country, a doctor says.

The baby, who is still unnamed and is 62cm long, was born by caesarean section on Monday at a public hospital in North Sumatra province, a gynaecologist who took part in the operation said.

"This heavy baby made the surgery really tough, especially the process of taking him out of his mum's womb. His legs were so big," Binsar Sitanggang said.

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