13.47 lb girl born is Germany's largest ever
A new baby was welcomed into the world in Germany but this is no ordinary baby: she set a record for the country as the largest baby born.
Jasleen arrived July 26 at a hospital in the town of Leipzig at 13.47 pounds and 22.6 inches long and she was born naturally.
Baby's her size are typically born via caesarean section but Jasleen's mother had an undiagnosed case of gestational diabetes, doctors discovered. The conditional is typically developed around the 24th week of pregnancy and can lead to larger-than-average babies.
Both daughter and mother are doing well after the birth, though Jasleen remains in the neonatal care unit, doctors said, according to the German newspaper Der Spiegel.
Jasleen takes the title of Germany's biggest baby from a 13-pound boy named Jihad, born in Berlin in 2011.
In March, a British mother gave birth vaginally to a 15 lb., 7 oz. baby boy named George.
According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the heaviest baby ever was born to Anna Bates of Canada in 1879. The 7'5" mother and her 7'11" husband welcomed a 23 lb. 12 oz. baby boy, but he died 11 hours later.