Whoa, Baby! Woman Gives Birth To 13-Plus Pounder In Whittier
A baby weighing in at nearly 14 pounds is probably the biggest ever born at Whittier Hospital.
Baby Kaelyn Canberos surprised everyone when she tipped the scales at 13 pounds 10 ounces when she was born over Memorial Day weekend.
"My hand is numb right now," laughed mom Yvette Canberos to KTTV as she held her newborn.
"The pregnancy was good I wasn't really showing, so that's why I was kind of surprised when I saw her and they told me her weight," Canberos said. The mom said she'll have to do some more shopping since most of her infant clothes won't fit. "She has most of the clothes newborn, but good thing I got her a few three to six months [sizes]," she told the channel.
"I've worked her for 15 years and this is the biggest baby to my knowledge that has been born here in the past 15 years for sure," Nurse Cindy Aguirre told FOX 11.
Fortunately, Kaelyn, who was born via C-section, has been given a clean bill of health. "I was shocked to hear that this baby weighed 13 pounds 10 ounces. [But] she's so cute and she's healthy and it's great," said Aguirre.