THE WORLDPOST
11/23/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

19-Pound Baby Born (PHOTO) To Indonesian Woman

An Indonesian woman has given birth to an 8.7-kilogramme (19.2-pound) baby boy, the heaviest newborn ever recorded in the country, a doctor said Wednesday.

The baby, who is still unnamed and is 62 centimetres (24.4 inches) long, was born by caesarean section Monday at a public hospital in North Sumatra province, a gynaecologist who took part in the operation told AFP.

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