Amother in mainland Chinagave birth last weekend to a baby boy weighing a massive 14lbs.
Thewoman, known only as Mrs Tian gave birth at the ChongjiMaternity Hospitalin Yecheng city, Shanxiprovince according to local news reports.
Thechild, was born on August 23 at 7.25pm local time.
According to clinicians at the hospital, the newly-born baby weighsapproximately the same as a three-month-old.
It isunderstood that the size of the baby was a complete shock to medical staff atthe hospital.
The South China Daily Post reports one staff member claiming: ‘It’s the firsttime I’ve delivered such a huge baby in my 30-year career,” Chongji Maternity’sdirector was quoted by Tencent as saying.
Accordingto the World Health Organisation, the baby is around double the size of anaverage newborn.
Staffat the hospital have taken numerous photographs of the massive baby.