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Oh, boy! Now that's a big baby

Posted by: Colleen Stoxen Updated: March 28, 2013 - 2:59 PM

George King is one of the biggest babies born in Britain after topping the scales at a whopping 15lb. 7oz. – about twice the average weight.

The six-week-old was born naturally to mother Jade Packer, 21, at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.

But because his shoulders are so large he got stuck during the delivery and stopped breathing for 20 minutes. George, who was given a 10 per cent chance of survival, was rushed to the special baby care unit in St Michael’s Hospital, Bristol.

But now, after six weeks, he is back home in Cheltenham with his proud mother and father Ryan, 21, who is 6ft 2in tall. George is already 2ft 2in long and wears clothes for a six-month-old.

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