The world is talking about the fifteen pound baby (6.8 kilograms) born on Saturday, August 29, 2009 to a woman in Romania. The baby girl named Luciana was born by cesarean section at the Maternitatea din Botosani in Romania.
Livia Rodica Muntianu is 39 years old and was sure that Luciana, her tenth child, was going to be twins. Both mother and child are healthy following the operation, remaining in the hospital while Luciana is monitored for potential breathing problems and other possible medical complications.
The director of the maternity center stated that giant babies are more like to have problems, such as “picioare de lut” (literal translation: “clay feet”), and are sent to the intensive care unit for monitoring.
Luciana is the biggest baby ever born in Romania.
Bebelusul urias al Romaniei (Cancan)
Screenshots from 15lbs Baby Born in Romania (CBS News – Raw Video)