While most newborns weigh between 2.5 and 4 kilograms, this newborn from China is making headlines around the world for his massive weight.
The newborn was recently born in Xi’an city in the Shaanxi province in the northwestern part of China and he tipped the scale at a whopping 6.7 kilograms.
His weight is twice heavier than the average newborns
According to the doctor who delivered the baby, the newborn’s mother had diabetes and struggled with an eating disorder during her pregnancy which resulted in her overweight baby
His proud father named him Kang Kang which means “healthy” in Chinese. Kang Kang is the heaviest baby ever born in Daxing hospital
It is a tradition in many parts of China to overfeed expecting mothers in the hopes of delivering large babies.
Watch the video of this adorable newborn Kang Kang here