The year of the gigantic babies

By November 27, 2013Pregnancy

In November 2013, the story of one of the world’s biggest new-born babies broke – a mother in Shanghai, China had delivered a 6.17kg bundle of joy 산하련 다운로드. All doctors had to say in the short story was that the baby may suffer from obesity and associated conditions later in life.

When asked, the mother said she’d eaten a lot of fruit during her pregnancy. Nothing was said about whether the mother was suffering from gestational diabetes, the usual suspect in cases of abnormally big new-born babies.

Giant baby records Some quick research revealed that the largest baby to date may have been Chun Chun, from Xinxiang city in Henan Province, who tipped the scales at 15lbs 8oz (7.04kg) in 2012, also no immediate report as to whether his mom had gestational diabetes. The largest baby delivered naturally in Spain was Baby Maria, who weighed a massive 6.1kg when she was born in August 2013.

Just a week before, Germany’s heaviest baby, Jasleen was born – Jasleen’s mother had untreated gestational diabetes.

According to Dr Russell Thompson at Hello Doctor, if left untreated, gestational diabetes can result in a significantly high birth weight. This can also put the infant at future risk for childhood obesity and Type 2 diabetes. Expectant mothers who develop gestational diabetes (as a result of hormonal complications) during pregnancy usually revert back to normal after delivery, but they also have a greater risk of developing Type 2 diabetes later in life.

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