16-Pound Baby Who Measures 2 Feet Long Is Delivered By C-Section in Brazil

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Mother Cleidiane Santos dos Santos, 27, gave birth to her son Angerson by caesarean section on Wednesday, January 18, at the Padre Colombo Hospital in Parintins, Amazonas state.

Ms. Santos was in the hospital for a routine consultation, but the doctors realized that the unborn baby was too big for her to carry for a full period.

Angerson, who is being kept in an incubator in a ‘stable’ condition, is believed to be the largest baby born in Amazonas state at 59cm long.

Angerson dos Santos, born in Parintins, reportedly weighed 16 pounds (7 kg) at birth

Both mother and child are said to be in good health.

The boy sets a new state record, last held in 2011 by a boy who weighs 13 pounds and is 1.8 feet tall.

Angerson narrowly misses the national record set by Ademilton dos Santos, born in 2005 and weighing 17 pounds (8 kg).

Ademilton was also born by caesarean section in Salvador, in northeastern Brazil.

doctors saying his size was likely related to his mother’s diabetic condition.

The largest baby ever born naturally was Anna Bates in Italy in 1955, weighing 22 pounds 8 ounces (10.2 kg), about the same as an adult Beagle.

The Padre Colombo Hospital in the state of Amazonas, Brazil, is raising funds for new clothes for Angerson

Father Colombo Hospital is raising funds for new clothes for Angerson, as they will not fit the ones his parents bought.

The hospital is seeking nine months to one year old child size clothing and diapers for the newborn.

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