Big­gest baby tipped scales at 12lbs 9oz

Irish Daily Mirror - - NEWS -

A BABY weigh­ing over 12 pounds and an­other weigh­ing just 14 ounces were de­liv­ered to moth­ers in Dublin ma­ter­nity hos­pi­tals last year.

Records re­leased to The Irish Mir­ror re­vealed the 12lbs 9oz tot was born at the Na­tional Ma­ter­nity Hos­pi­tal in Holles Street.

Eight more tots ar­rived at the NMH and Ro­tunda Hos­pi­tal last year weigh­ing over 11lbs, heav­ier than a 28ins flat-screen TV.

Mean­while, the cap­i­tal’s light­est new­born de­liv­ered at the Ro­tunda, tipped the scales at just 14oz.

Three more ba­bies born in both the NMH and Ro­tunda weighed just 1lb 2oz.

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