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Mum Gives Birth To 14lb Baby Boy

07/11/2013 10:06 | Updated 22 May 2015

There's only one word that can really adequately sum up this story: Wow!

Yep, it's enough to make your eyes water when you read about mum Sara Brandon's new arrival to her family – a 14lb baby boy who's already wearing the same sized nappies as his two-year-old twin sisters.

Joel Brandon Jr, nicknamed JJ, was born by Caesarean section - thankfully!

JJ, who was born on May 9 at Timpanogos Regional Hospital in Orem, Utah, was 22 inches long and is believed to be the heaviest baby born in the US this year.

Only Addyson Gale Cessna of Pennsylvania, who weighed 13lb 12oz, comes close.

Because of his size, he needed two doctors to help with the birth, rather than one, and required special manoeuvering as he was 'so big and crammed in there', Sara told the

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