1. World’s Heaviest Newborn Baby: The Australian Mother’s Astonishing Delivery
On June 4, 2015, an Australian woman gave birth to a gigantic baby weighing a staggering 18 kg at the King Edward Memorial Hospital in India. The baby’s weight left doctors and hospital staff in awe. This newborn’s weight is equivalent to that of a 6-year-old child, breaking the record for the heaviest newborn in the world in nearly 180 years. Previously, in 1839, the record was set by a baby from South Africa weighing around 17.2 kg.
2. Indonesia’s Heaviest Baby: Akbar’s Remarkable Arrival
This baby’s name is Akbar, which means “Great” in Arabic, and he is recognized as Indonesia’s heaviest newborn, weighing in at 8.7 kg and measuring 62 cm in length. Akbar was born on September 21, 2009, through a normal delivery. Doctors believe that Akbar’s weight may have been the result of excessive glucose levels during his mother’s pregnancy.
3. Siberia’s Tiny Giant: Nadia Khalina’s Astonishing Birth
On September 26, 2007, baby Nadia Khalina from Siberia made her entrance into the world with a remarkable weight of 7.75 kg. Nadia’s mother stated that during her pregnancy, she mostly consumed potatoes and developed gestational diabetes. Khalina’s size was compared to that of a normal-weight newborn baby.
4. America’s Heaviest Newborn: JaMichael’s Exceptional Arrival
In 2011, JaMichael made his debut weighing a whopping 7.28 kg, double the average weight of a newborn in Texas, making him the largest newborn ever recorded in the state. JaMichael’s father, Michael Brown, was surprised by his size, saying, “The doctor told us he’d be about 5.5 kg, but that turned out to be a different story.” JaMichael measured 0.6 meters tall, with a head circumference of 38 cm and a chest circumference of 43 cm, comparable to that of a 6-month-old baby.
5. Brazil’s “Giant” Newborn: Ademilton’s Monumental Birth
On January 18, 2005, a baby weighing 7.6 kg was born at the Sabin Albert Maternity Hospital in Salvador, located 900 miles northeast of Sao Paulo in the state of Bahia, Brazil. Francisca Ramos dos Santos, 38 years old at the time, gave birth to a healthy baby boy named Ademilton. This baby became the largest newborn delivered at the hospital in its 12-year history.