A Chinese woman has given birth to a 16 lb baby boy – who hospital staff have nicknamed Little Chubby!
He has been given the moniker Xiao Pang, which means Little Chubby or Fat, until his parents come up with a real name (Huge Cutie, anyone?).
Despite his enormous size, both mother and baby are doing well, according to reports.
The number of instances of Big Baby Syndrome - also known as macrosomia - is rising across the world, according to a study published in medical journal The Lancet last year.
The study found that developed countries have seen a 15 to 25 per cent increase in babies weighing over 8lbs 13oz - the weight at which a newborn is considered 'oversized' - in the past two to three decades.
Despite Xiao Pang's size, he is still some way off the heaviest newborn ever.
That record belongs to a boy born in Italy in 1955 who tipped the scales at a staggering 22lb.
Last year a 13lb 4oz child dubbed 'babyzilla' was born in Germany and more remarkably was delivered naturally.
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