Revealed: Heaviest babies born in Merseyside in the past year
A baby was born at Liverpool Women’s Hospital last year weighing the same as a Christmas turkey, the ECHO can reveal.
Figures show an infant weighing 12lbs 1oz was born at the Toxteth hospital last year.
The next heaviest child born at the Women’s in 2015 weighed 11lbs 13oz, while a baby born at Whiston Hospital last year tipped the scales at 11lbs 14oz.
Freedom of information (FOI) requests were sent to more than 100 maternity wards across the country asking how much their heaviest babies weighed last year.
The ECHO reported in 2011 how Dingle mum Clare Dean gave birth to a 12lbs 5oz... read more
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