Chinese Woman Gives Birth to 15.4-pound Baby

Chinese Woman Gives Birth to 15.4-pound BabyIn this image made on Saturday, Feb 4, 2012, from CCTV television, a 7kg baby named Chun Chun, is washed by a nurse at Xinxiang Maternity Hospital, in Xinxiang city, Henan province, China. A mother in central China gave birth to the baby on Saturday, possibly the largest newborn on record since the country’s founding in 1949. — PHOTO: AP

A mother from central China has given birth to a baby weighing a whopping 7 kg (15.4 pounds.

For some perspective, an average baby would check in at just over half that weight.

The baby, who goes by the delightfully humorous name Chun Chun, was born via Cesarean section in Henan province to his 29-year-old mother.

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