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Michigan parents of 13 sons, no daughters, still negotiating name of latest baby

  • Kateri Schwandt watches her new baby boy at Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus in Grand Rapids, Mich., Thursday, May 14, 2015. Kateri, and her husband Jay Schwandt, now have 13 children, all boys. They are still deciding on a name for the baby.  (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT

    Kateri Schwandt watches her new baby boy at Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus in Grand Rapids, Mich., Thursday, May 14, 2015. Kateri, and her husband Jay Schwandt, now have 13 children, all boys. They are still deciding on a name for the baby. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT  (The Associated Press)

  • Kateri Schwandt holds her new baby boy at Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus in Grand Rapids Thursday, May 14, 2015. Kateri, and her husband Jay Schwandt, now have 13 children, all boys. They are still deciding on a name for the baby. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT

    Kateri Schwandt holds her new baby boy at Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus in Grand Rapids Thursday, May 14, 2015. Kateri, and her husband Jay Schwandt, now have 13 children, all boys. They are still deciding on a name for the baby. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT  (The Associated Press)

  • Kateri and Jay Schwandt hold their new baby boy at Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus in Grand Rapids, Mich., Thursday, May 14, 2015. The Rockford couple now has 13 children, all boys. They are still deciding on a name for the baby.  (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT

    Kateri and Jay Schwandt hold their new baby boy at Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus in Grand Rapids, Mich., Thursday, May 14, 2015. The Rockford couple now has 13 children, all boys. They are still deciding on a name for the baby. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT  (The Associated Press)

A Michigan man whose 13th son was just born says he's convinced that "medically, it's just not possible" for him and his wife to produce a daughter.

He also says it's proving a challenge to agree on a name for their newborn.

Forty-year-old Jay Schwandt tells The Grand Rapids Press (http://bit.ly/1IDEnMC ) the boy born Wednesday is the second he and his wife, Kateri, have had who arrived with a full head of hair.

The baby and his 40-year-old mother are doing well at Mercy Health Saint Mary's Hospital in Grand Rapids. The boy is 22 inches and weighs 8 pounds, 9 ounces.

The couple live in the Grand Rapids suburb of Rockford. They say they stuck to their tradition of not knowing the baby's sex ahead of time.