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16 pounds, 11 ounces, ladies

  1. Jan 21, 2005 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/world/20050120-1819-brazil-baby.html

    After the doctor slapped baby Ademilton on the fanny, the newborn threw a right hook and decked the doc. :biggrin:
     
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  3. Jan 21, 2005 #2
    HOLY MOLY.
    :surprised :surprised :surprised :surprised

    That HAD to hurt.

    *wince*
     
  4. Jan 21, 2005 #3

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    Nah.. caesarian.. but carrying that thing around in the last trimester had to be unpleasant to say the least.
     
  5. Jan 21, 2005 #4

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    OMG,that's more than double than i was 22 years and 132 days ago...

    Daniel.
     
  6. Jan 21, 2005 #5

    Kerrie

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    Ouch. Was momma on steroids?
     
  7. Jan 21, 2005 #6

    Astronuc

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    No, but but it seems the baby was. :biggrin:
     
  8. Jan 21, 2005 #7

    dextercioby

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    Was Shaquille O'Neal on a visit to a mistress in Brazil and we found out just now?? :tongue2:

    Daniel.

    P.S.Yeah,it's true:size does matter... :tongue2:
     
  9. Jan 21, 2005 #8

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    No, but she was diabetic. What this really highlights is the differences in quality of healthcare available in some parts of the world. In the US (and probably Canada, Britain, Europe), this woman would have been very carefully monitored throughout pregnancy, ultrasounds would have been used to track the fetus' growth, her diabetes would have been managed very closely, and the size of the baby certainly wouldn't have been a surprise (probably would have been delivered early as well if it was getting that big). This baby will very likely wind up diabetic as well (very large babies have a much higher risk of developing diabetes than those born in a more normal weight range; interestingly, very small babies also seem to have that risk). But can you imagine a newborn nearly the size of a 1 yr old?
     
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