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Whittier Woman Gives Birth To 13-Pound Baby

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A group of newborns. (credit: Getty Images/Waltraud Grubitzch/DPA)

A group of newborns. (credit: Getty Images/Waltraud Grubitzch/DPA)

WHITTIER (CBSLA.com) — A Whittier woman had a memorable Memorial day weekend when she gave birth late Friday to a 13-pound baby.

The baby — 13 pounds and 10 ounces to be exact — was born via C-section at Whittier Hospital Medical Center, located at 9080 Colima Road.

A spokesperson for the hospital says it’s the biggest baby anyone can remember being delivered there — or anywhere for that matter.

The hospital said the mother and the baby (larger than the combined weight of newborn twins) were both resting comfortably.

The average baby is 7 pounds and 8 ounces at birth.

The mother was expected to take her baby home on Sunday.

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