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Only In Milwaukee... 14 Pound Baby Born!  
User currently offlineBirdwatching From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 3822 posts, RR: 51
Posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1884 times:

 Smile Parents call their baby the Big Enchilada!

http://www.medpagetoday.com/tb/OBGYN/Pregnancy/1286

MEQUON, Wis., June 29-The third child in a family of remarkably big babies was the biggest of all, tipping the scales at 6,250 grams, according to John Waeltz, M.D., the mother's Milwaukee ob-gyn. The mother tested negative repeatedly for gestational diabetes.

The new baby, who was born slightly jaundiced but otherwise healthy, with an Apgar score of 8 and 9, came home to this Milwaukee suburb yesterday after three days of light therapy for mildly elevated bilirubin, said Dr. Waeltz.

Paul and Robin Buzzell displayed their "Big Enchilada" on national TV. The mother, a nurse, is of normal size, at five feet, seven inches. Her husband is six feet two inches.

Cameron, their first child, now four, weighed 11 pounds, eight ounces, and their second child, Alexis, now two, weighed 10 pounds, eight ounces. Their new sister, Delaney Jessica, was 13 pounds, 12 ounces.

During the first pregnancy, said Dr. Waeltz, the mother had a one-hour 50 gram glucose screening at 24 weeks, which was normal. During her second pregnancy, she had another one-hour screening, which was normal, and a three-hour oral glucose tolerance test after a 100 gram glucose load, which was also normal. In her third pregnancy, she had two glycosylated hemoglobin tests, one immediately after birth. Both HbA1C readings were under 6.

During the third pregnancy, Mrs. Buzzell gained nearly 50 pounds.

In Dr. Waeltz's eyes, the most remarkable feature of Delaney Jessica's size is that she was born three weeks early, unlike some large babies who are born late. Nevertheless, he pointed out, any baby over 5 kg is rare, and this one was 6.25 kg.

He noted that there was a 17-pound baby born in Brazil in January who had a number of postnatal complications.


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User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 39887 posts, RR: 74
Reply 1, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1877 times:

Lots of beer, cheese and bratwurtz will do it to you.


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User currently offlineMyt332 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 9112 posts, RR: 70
Reply 2, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1862 times:

Here's a photo of said baby.



Ugly or what?  Wink



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User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 39887 posts, RR: 74
Reply 3, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1854 times:

Hey that's Sean back in 1977.
I can tell by the print quality.



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User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1843 times:

Quoting Myt332 (Reply 2):
Here's a photo of said baby.

Hopefully Superfly's fingers were busted too so we don't have to deal with his posts for awhile either.  Wink



User currently offlineJetjack74 From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 7410 posts, RR: 50
Reply 5, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1842 times:
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How many painkillers did she have to take?


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User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 39887 posts, RR: 74
Reply 6, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1838 times:

KROC:
That's a cute box with a red X  Yeah sure



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User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1830 times:

Quoting Superfly (Reply 6):
KROC:
That's a cute box with a red X

Funny, I can see it just fine.  Yeah sure


User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 39887 posts, RR: 74
Reply 8, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1822 times:

Quoting KROC (Reply 7):
Funny, I can see it just fine.

That's because you're 'special'.  Smile



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User currently offlineAirlinelover From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 5580 posts, RR: 23
Reply 9, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1814 times:

Hmm. I can see it too..

Chris



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User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1813 times:

Well we all know Chris is special. He rides the short bus to prove it.

User currently offlineGarnetpalmetto From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 5395 posts, RR: 53
Reply 11, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1793 times:

I see it too. I think Fly's had a few too many hits of the Latin Lettuce again  Wink


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User currently offlineSlider From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 6818 posts, RR: 34
Reply 12, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1785 times:

Wow!

Damn, my kids were both over 9 lbs, but mom was borderline gestational diabetic, which typically adds to baby weight. Not uncommon, but incredible that it wasn't a factor for this woman.

Good news for WI- the Packers could use some help on the interior d-line.  Smile


User currently offlineBAViscount From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2004, 2338 posts, RR: 4
Reply 13, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 1761 times:

Hey, my dear old Dad weighed roughly that when he was born, Lord knows how my tiny grandmother managed to push him out...or even carry him around in the first place!!

Not only did she manage that feat, but she did it in the middle of a South London snowstorm on June 21st (gotta love the British summer)! We're made of strong stuff in my family ya know!



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User currently offlineFlyAUA From Austria, joined May 2005, 4604 posts, RR: 56
Reply 14, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 1756 times:

Quoting Superfly (Reply 1):
bratwurtz

I think you mean bratwurst... very close though  Wink



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User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 39887 posts, RR: 74
Reply 15, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 1727 times:

FlyAUA:
Thanks for the correction.  Smile



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User currently offlineAsstChiefMark From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 1711 times:

When I worked as a nurse in a local hospital, it wasn't unusual to have ten pound babies born. A six pounder would be considered a lightweight. I think there have been research studies done to figure out why Wisconsin has so many big babies. Most of them grow up to be normal-sized kids.

Mark


User currently offlineNUair From Malaysia, joined Jun 2000, 1181 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 1699 times:

Quoting AsstChiefMark (Reply 16):
I think there have been research studies done to figure out why Wisconsin has so many big babies

Because we have big ass woman. If you want to do some research go to an Old Country Buffet in Janesville or Beloit and you can watch as the heffers park up next to the fried food bar and stay for hours on end.  Wow!



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User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 39887 posts, RR: 74
Reply 18, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 1691 times:

I was 9 pounds at birth.
Gary, Indiana shares Lake Michigan with Wisconsin too.
Perhaps that may have something to do with it.  Confused



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