13.67-Pound Baby Is Spain's Biggest Ever Born Naturally
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A woman has given birth to a 13-pound baby in Spain, the biggest baby ever born naturally in the country.
Maxime Marin, a 40-year-old British woman living in Spain with her partner from Colombia, gave birth to baby Maria Lorena Marin Wednesday morning at the Hospital Marina Salud in Denia, the Agence France-Presse reported. Maria was born naturally and weighed in at 6.2 kilograms, or 13.67 pounds.
The mother said she knew her baby would be big, "but not that big," according to an announcement of the birth written on Marina Salud's website. Her other children each weighed well over 9 pounds.
"I did not even need an epidural," she said.
It was a milestone not only for Maxime, but also for the doctors who helped deliver the healthy baby girl.
"In my 40-year professional career I have never known of any case of a birth with this weight by natural childbirth," Javier Rius, the head of the hospital's department of obstetrics and gynecology, said. "We are all v...
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