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Baby weighing 5.5 kg born in Siddipet

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Aug 18, 2017, 1:50 am IST
Updated Aug 18, 2017, 1:50 am IST
Doctors said that the average weight of a new born baby is 2.8 kg and in case of overweight babies which is very rare it is 3.5 kg.
 A baby weighing 5.5 kg is very unusual.  (Representational image)
  A baby weighing 5.5 kg is very unusual.  (Representational image)

Hyderabad: Laxmi Devi, 22, gave birth to a  baby boy weighing 5.5 kg. The baby was born at the Siddipet government hospital. 

Doctors said that the average weight of a new born baby is 2.8 kg and in case of overweight babies which is very rare it is 3.5 kg. A baby weighing 5.5 kg is very unusual. 

 

Dr Geeta Naidu, a senior gynaecologist explained, “The weight gain of the child is usually takes place in the last trimester. The reasons for a heavy baby could be due to genetic composition, hormonal changes in the mother or any other causes.”

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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