A giant 7-kg baby born in Russia

January 31st, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS  

Moscow, Jan 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A baby boy weighing 7.2 kg has born in the Russian town of Khabarovsk.The newborn and his 33-year-old mother were fine, authorities said. The baby was born last week.

According to statistics, these big babies are a rare event and they are born one in a 1,500.

The usual weight of healthy newborn children is 3-3.5 kg and an infant up to 5 kg is considered big, more than 5 is a “giant”.

–IANS/RIA Novosti

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