Baby Jasleen: Largest Baby in Germany at 13 Pounds, 5 Ounces (6 Kg) Has Diabetes

Jasleen was born with gestational diabetes, which influences her weight

By on July 31st, 2013 06:45 GMT

A baby born in Germany has broken all the records with its unusually large size. Baby Jasleen was born in Leipzig and weighs 13 pounds, 5 ounces (6 kg).

Jasleen is the largest baby ever born in the country without a C-section. She measures 22.6 inches (57.4 cm) in height, Huffington Post reports.

The child falls under the "fetal macrosomia" category, a term used to describes babies weighing over 8 pounds, 13 ounces (4 kg).

Their size is usually brought on by a congenital disease, which in this case is gestational diabetes. The mother's obesity could also influence a baby's weight.

The title for the heaviest baby in Germany was previously held by Jihad, weighing 13 pounds (5.9 kg). The all-time Guinness World Record was held by Anna Bates, born at 23 pounds (10.4 kg) in 1879.


Jasleen is the largest newborn baby in Germany
   Jasleen is the largest newborn baby in Germany