THE 14-POUND NEWBORN: PENNSYLVANIA WOMAN MICHELLE CESSNA GIVES BIRTH TO ALMOST 14 POUND BABY GIRL

Addyson Gale Cessna

Not such a little bundle of joy! Woman gives birth to near 14 POUND baby – setting new hospital record

By Sadie Whitelocks PUBLISHED: , 12 July 2013 DailyMail

Addyson Gale Cessna was delivered via cesarean section at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital in Kittanning, tipping the scales at 13 pounds and 12 ounces and measuring 25 inches long.

Doctors at the facility told KDKA-TV that they don’t keep official records of infants birthed, but say the baby girl is the heaviest they can recall.

 
Record-breaker: Addyson Gale Cessna was delivered via cesarean section at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital in Kittanning, tipping the scales at 13 pounds and 12 ounces and measuring 25 inches longRecord-breaker: Addyson Gale Cessna was delivered via cesarean section at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital in Kittanning, tipping the scales at 13 pounds and 12 ounces and measuring 25 inches long

 

 
Big surprise: Doctors at the facility say they don't keep official records of infants birthed, but the baby girl is the heaviest they can recall - she is almost double the weight of an average newbornBig surprise: Doctors at the facility say they don’t keep official records of infants birthed, but the baby girl is the heaviest they can recall – she is almost double the weight of an average newborn

 Dr Amy Turner, who helped perform yesterday’s planned delivery, said: ‘We were thinking around ten-and-a-half 11 pounds or so.

 ‘When I first got her out I was like: “She’s at least 12 pounds”. She was much bigger than we thought.’

And Dr Yannie Narcisse, who was also on hand, added: ‘I think as mothers, we all have that initial, oh my that must have hurt, and they’re right. That’s big.’

 
Sense of relief: New mom Michelle Cessna said that she experienced mild discomfort during pregnancy as her baby continued to grow - her twin boys were also larger than usualSense of relief: New mom Michelle Cessna said that she experienced mild discomfort during pregnancy as her baby continued to grow – her twin boys were also larger than usual

Addyson’s mother, Michelle said that she felt mild discomfort during her pregnancy as her baby continued to grow to almost double the average size.

After coming out of the operating room the new mom said: ‘I can’t even describe it. It’s just bliss.’

She and and her husband Mark who live in Rural Valley, expected their baby to be big – their twin boys J.J. and Ryan, were also larger – but no one anticipated she would be more than 13 pounds.

Mr Cessna said with a sense of relief: ‘I wasn’t expecting this. I’m just happy that everything’s OK ‘

 
Proud dad: Mark Cessna, pictured with his twin sons J.J. and Ryan and his baby daughter, said he was glad 'everything went OK' - the family are now resting up at hospital Proud dad: Mark Cessna, pictured with his twin sons J.J. and Ryan and his baby daughter, said he was glad ‘everything went OK’ – the family are now resting up at hospital

 

Both baby and mom are healthy and doing well and Mrs Cessna says she has the perfect family now.

According to the Guinness Wold Records the heaviest baby on record was born in Ohio in 1879, weighing 23 pounds and 12 ounces, However, he died 11 hours later.

Meanwhile the heaviest baby to survive, was born in Aversa, Italy in 1955 weighing 22 pounds and eight ounces.

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