Woman Gives Birth To A 16-Pound Baby Boy
Diane Cleidiane Santos dos Santos, of Brazil, recently gave birth to a healthy baby boy! She name him Angerson and he weighed a whopping sixteen pounds! Diane, who is twenty-seven gave birtht o Angersonon January 18th at Hospital Padre Colombo, located in Parintins, Amazonas State.
Not only was he sixteen pounds, he also measured two feet long. He was delivered via C-section. The infant was delivered by Dr. Artemisia Pessoa, and Angerson is currently being monitored in the ICU. The birth of Angerson was a rare and risky situation, but they’re expecting a full recovery from both mom and baby!
To get an idea on how rare this is, the American Pregnancy Association said most full-term babies weigh between six and nine pounds.
Angerson is Dianes sixth child. While Angerson was born sixteen pounds, he is not the heaviest child to be born. The Guinness World record for the heaviest baby to survive infancy is a baby boy born in Aversa, Italy, back in 1955. The baby was born at twenty-two pounds, eight ounces.
We have more on this amazing story and other weird and wacky stories in today’s Other News!