World Records are always interesting. What if they are world record by babies? Have you ever wondered who is the lightest baby born ? Who was the heaviest baby born? What about the shortest and longest baby born ?
World record by babies – Who holds the world record for the baby born with lowest birth weight?
Rumaisa Rahman holds the world record for the surviving infant born with lowest birth weight. She was born at Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, Illinios, USA and was weighed 260g at birth. Rumaisa measured 24.13 cm long at birth.
Next lightest baby is the second of twins born to Mahajabeen Shaik (India), her sister Hiba weighed 580g at birth .
World record by babies – Who holds the world record for the baby born with largest birth weight?
Anna Bates from Canada, gave birth to a boy weighing 10.8 kg (length 76 cm) at her home in Seville, Ohio, USA on 19 January 1879, but the baby died 11 hours later. Interesting fact is that Anna Swan had a height of 7 ft 5.5 in (228 cm); her husband, Martin Van Buren Bates was reported to reach 7 ft 11 in, although was probably more likely 7 ft 2.5 in. Combined heights for the couple was 14 ft 8 in.
Next heaviest baby born was a boy weighing 10.2 kg who was born to Sig. Carmelina Fedele at Aversa, Italy in September 1955.
Christina Samane of South Africa also gave birth to a 10.2 kg child, but this was later disqualified for the record, as the child suffered from Weaver syndrome, which causes excessive growth in children due to abnormalities in parental genes.
On 3 June 1961, it was reported that a boy weighing 11 kg was born to Mrs Sadaat Cor from Turkey. It was revealed in January 1978 however that, although relayed by a major news agency, no reliance can be placed on this report.
World record by babies – Who holds the world record for the shortest baby born?
Nisa Juarez of USA was born on 20 July 2002 measuring 24 cm long at the Children’s Hospital and Clinic, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Born 108 day premature, she weighed 320 g. She holds the world record for the shortest baby born.
World record by babies – Who holds the world record for the longest baby born?
Baby with largest birth weight was also the longest baby, This record is held by the baby boy born to Anna Swan and Martin Bates and boy was 76cm long.
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