13/04/2012 13:29 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

What A Whopper! Baby Weighing 12lb Born In China

A bouncing baby boy weighing double the weight of an average newborn has been born in China.

The boy's hefty size surprised staff (and his mum!) at the East China Hopsital, when he arrived weighing 12lb, 1oz.

His family are thrilled with his arrival, despite having to buy a whole new wardrobe for the bumper boy, as all the clothes they had bought don't fit!

The boy's proud dad says his son's appetite matches his super size, saying: "He has many meals a day, and wants something to eat every two hours."

It's not clear if mum had the bouncing boy naturally or by Caesarean. We know what we'd prefer...

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