Karntaka: World’s heaviest girl child weighing 6.8 Kg was born to a 20 year woman at the Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences.in southern Karnataka . To some a miracle child, the baby girl was born with the help of a caesarian section. And Doctors attending said that they have yet to see a baby as big as her.
“In my 25 years of experience, I have never seen such a big baby. She is a miracle. I believe she is not only the heaviest baby born in India but the heaviest baby girl ever born in the world,” Venkatesh Raju, the local health officer, was quoted by the India today as saying.
The weight of the newborn is almost the same as that of a six- month-old baby and twice the average size of an infant.
She came into the world after an operation that lasted 30 minutes on Sunday. Nandini her mother weighed 90 kg’s during pregnancy and was also a diabetic. Luckily the heaviest baby in the world does not suffer any adverse health conditions despite being born to a diabetic mother. The baby did not suffer abnormal levels of sugar or thyroid.
The doctors operated upon Nandini, the mother of the newborn baby for nearly 30 minutes on Sunday. Nandini weighed 90 kg and is a diabetic.However, according to the doctors, her baby does not have any adverse health conditions like abnormal levels of sugar and thyroid.Her mother’s first born, she will have to go through several tests like hormonal analysis etc and will be kept under observation for a week.
The mother also went through a normal pregnancy and used to visit the hospital regularly for check-ups, the doctors said.The doctors have decided to conduct various tests, hormonal analysis of the baby and kept her in the hospital under observation for a week.”A CT scan was conducted on Tuesday and the findings were normal,” S.R. Kumar, senior resident at Department of Paediatrics, HIMS, was quoted by the Hindu as saying.
The record for the heaviest baby born is held by a baby boy weighing 10.3 kg, born to an Italian couple in 1955.An Indian woman, Firdous Khatun, mothered a baby boy, who weighed 6.6 kg in 2015