Autism, a neurological condition that affects how individuals interact with the world around them, has been attributed to both genetic and environmental conditions. Now, the largest study on fetal growth and autism risks has found that both very large and very small babies are at a greater risk for the condition.
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Sleeping peacefully in his mom’s arms, baby George King looks to be 6 months old. But instead, he is only 6 weeks old. The stalky guy surprised everyone when he arrived weighing 15.6lbs. Double the size of an average newborn, his shoulders got stuck during delivery, leaving him without oxygen for 5 minutes.
If you’ve ever had an eight pound baby, you know just how difficult it is to carry and deliver a baby of this size. Sarah Chiad knows that experience times two after delivering twins, Hannah and Thomas, with a combined weight of 17 pounds, 8 ounces.
Everyone wanted to see baby Colten when he was born last Sunday at the Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Missouri and for good reason. Looking like a four month old, the baby boy arrived weighing a whopping 14 pounds and 6.4 ounces!
About 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. As researchers work to determine what causes more than 230,000 new cases every year, they get new clues everyday.
A baby girl made a splashing entry into the world when she was delivered in a water bath weighing an amazing 12lbs 6oz. She is believed to be UK’s third biggest baby girl born naturally.
While the average weight of a baby born at 36 weeks is 5.5 lbs, a Michigan baby more than doubled that and surprised a lot of people when she arrived this week.
It must be the year of the big baby. Already in 2012 there have been some hefty arrivals, with a UK mom welcoming a 14 pound baby girl and a Chinese mom a robust 15.5 pound baby boy. Cynthia Sigler of Vista, California knew for months that she was going to have a big baby boy, but 13 pounds, 14 ounces was definitely a surprise.
It is the season of big babies in UK. Just a couple of days after Suzie Tevendale was born naturally weighing 12lbs and 12 oz, UK mom Elaine Martin gave birth to her baby girl Niamh weighing a whooping 14lbs 4oz at birth, making her possibly the heaviest newborn in UK.
For Gemma Tevendale giving birth to big babies seems to have become a norm. Like her previous two deliveries, her third baby too was above average weighing a whooping 12lbs and 12 oz at birth. But despite delivering one of the heaviest babies of UK, the mom had a normal delivery that lasted just 44 minutes.
A Chinese mom has broken a record by welcoming a whopping 15.5lb baby boy, making him China’s heaviest baby on record.