A Heavy Baby


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Jade Packer, the woman that defied all odds with her child’s birth, is now out of recovery and caring for her large baby. George, now six weeks old, came as a natural but heavy birth. Weighing in at 15 pounds, a record weight, as this baby is the second heaviest born in the UK. Poor Jade was in labor for 16 hours, and doctors only realized the size of the baby when the head came out. Frightening enough, the ordeal that Jade was dealing with when the doctor said the baby was too big to come out multiplied as twenty more doctors rushed into the delivery room.

‘It was a massive shock for everyone – no one had any idea he would be this big,’ Ms Packer told the Bristol Post. ‘During the pregnancy I was just getting bigger and bigger.

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