“She insisted on a vaginal birth despite the very high risk,” said Wolfgang Henrich, the chief doctor at Charité’s obstetrics clinic. “We usually advise mothers carrying a child with an estimated weight of more than 4.5 kilos to opt for a caesarean section to avoid complications.”
The boy will join nine brothers and four sisters – four of which had birth weights of more than five kilograms.
The woman claimed she didn’t know of her diabetes, but doctors believe she was aware and ate too much sweet food.
A normal birth weight is about 3.5 kilos. Babies over four kilos – about one in ten in Germany – are generally considered to be overweight and run higher risks of diabetes and obesity later in life.
The woman named her 14th child Jihad. Link -via Arbroath
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