Now, That's a Big Baby!

Suzanne Murray

mother and baby hipposReally tiny babies always made me nervous so I was glad when my baby was born just shy of 10 pounds. The nurses in the hospital said she was their favorite—they called her the "big girl" and loved her chubby cheeks. But last week in California, doctors delivered what they think was the biggest baby ever in Orange County.

Richard Walker Sault is too big for his car seat and most of his clothes. He was born weighing 14 pounds, 2 ounces, and it took two doctors to lift him up during the C-section. His mom, Sara Sault, says she was expecting a large baby, but not that big (she had gestational diabetes during her pregnancy)! Hats off to her!

How big—or little—was your baby?

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