Parenting

Perth mum welcomes whopping baby boy

A first time mum has given birth to a record-breaking bub!
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A Perth woman has stormed into the record books, giving birth to one of the biggest babies in Australia.

Breanna Sykes stunned doctors at Joondalup Health Campus when she gave birth to baby Ziad on Saturday night.

The newborn weighed in at an astonishing 5.9kg (13.2lbs) and 57cm, making him the biggest baby born at the hospital and one of the biggest born in WA and possibly Australia.

His birth weight is the same of the average three-month-old.

Both mum and baby are happy and healthy, with Breanna recovering well from her emergency c-section.

“He’s just so chunky, beautiful, very chubby, cuddly and sleepy,” she told Perth Now.

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