10 Weird Facts About Babies

Babies can be the cutest most adorable little things. Moms, Dads, Grams and Gramps all know this to be true, and they also know that they can be odd at times. You’ve probably even noticed an oddity or two in the past.

You may be surprises by some of the baby facts we talk about today, but while some may be downright creepy you don’t have to worry. As a matter of fact, all of the ones we’ll talk about are perfectly normal and if you ask your parents they’ll likely tell you that you did some of these when you were a little guy.

Although babies can seem a bit odd from time to time, every one of them is amazing and precious in their own way.

10. Really Big Babies

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The majority of babies are born weighing from 5.5 to 10 pounds, but there have been some really big newborn babies. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, in September 1955 a baby boy was born to Sig. Carmelina Fedele of Italy who tipped the scales at 22 pounds 8 ounces. More recently, a California woman, Sosefina Tagalu gave birth to a 16 pound baby in 2013. The baby named Sammy was the largest baby ever to be born in the state.

Are you jealous you weren’t blessed with a super-sized baby? Don’t be. Sammy’s mother gained a total of 110 pounds during this pregnancy and her infant could not fit into the tiny diapers supplied by the hospital. California was also the birth state of another super-sized baby boy, Andrew Jacob Cervantez who weighed in at 15 pounds 2 ounces when he was born in January of 2014. The most amazing thing about ths birth was that her baby was already nearly half her size when he came into this world. She was a mere 5 feet 1 inch tall.

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