World's Biggest Babies

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    Sept. 26. 2007: Nadia Khalina, was delivered by Caesarean section at a hospital in the Altai region of Siberia. Weighing an amazing 17.1 pounds at birth, she joined eight sisters and three brothers.

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    Sept. 26, 2007: Baby Nadia, the 12th child born to Tatyana Khalina, is held by a nurse in a maternity ward in the Siberian city of Barnaul. Tatyana Khalina, who suffered gestational diabetes, said her diet consisted mostly of potatoes.

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    Sept. 26, 2007: Nadia Khalina, born weighing an astonishing 17.1 pounds, lies in a maternity ward next to a "normal-sized" newborn in the Siberian city of Barnaul.

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    Sept. 26, 2007: Nadia Khalina, weighing 17.1 pounds at birth, is held by a nurse in a maternity ward in the Siberian city of Barnaul.

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    Jan. 31, 2007: Antonio Cruz, born January 28, 2007 weighing 14.5 pounds is seen alongside an unidentified average-sized baby at a hospital in Mexico's resort city of Cancun.

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    Feb. 1, 2007: Alejandra Teresa Cruz, 23, holds her son Antonio Vasconcelos, known as "Super Tonio" at a hospital in Cancun, Mexico. The baby was born weighing a whopping 14.5 pounds.

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    April 26, 2006: A nurse holds the big baby boy at the Fifth People's Hospital in Jinan, capital of east China's Shandong Province. The 13.8-pound baby boy was born at the hospital April 24, 2006.

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    Jan. 18, 2005: A 16.7-pound baby boy is seen at the Albert Sabin Maternity Hospital in Salvador, 900 miles northeast of Sao Paulo, in the state of Bahia. Francisca Ramos dos Santos, 38, gave birth to the healthy boy named Ademilton. He was the largest baby born at the Albert Sabin Maternity Hospital in its 12-year history, the hospital said. "Obviously the baby was born by Caesarean section," hospital director Rita Leal said. "Both mother and baby are doing just fine."

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    September 13, 2006: Marie Michel holds her newborn baby Stephon Hendrix Louis-Jean at Backus Hospital in Norwich, Conn. Stephon was born weighing 14 pounds 13 ounces.

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    Sept. 13, 2006: Newborn Stephon Hendrix Louis-Jean of Norwich lies in his mother's arms at Backus Hospital in Norwich, Conn.

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    Dec. 17, 2005: Adrienne and Anthony Ross, of Pocola, Okla., relax with their new daughter Lillian, at the McAlester Regional Health Center in McAlester, Okla. Lillian, who weighed 14 pounds 3 ounces at birth, is the largest baby on record to be born at the hospital.

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    February 2, 2005: Wendy Bullock holds her son, Jacob Aaron Ryon, in the hallway of her mother's home in Oregon. Baby Jacob was born Jan. 25, 2005 weighing 14 pounds, 1 ounce. He was deliverd by Caesarean section at Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Prineville, Ore. The child was so big he busted out of newborn-sized diapers and his one-piece sleepers. Jacob is one of the biggest newborns in Central Oregon in recent memory.

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