An Iowa woman gave birth to a 13-pound baby!
DES MOINES, Iowa - A woman in Iowa is getting lots of attention.
She gave birth to a baby boy that could be the largest child ever delivered naturally at the state's busiest birthing unit.
The child's name is Asher.
He's twenty-three and a half inches, total. But the weight is what really got the nurses talking.
13 pounds, twelve ounces. What`s more amazing is that Asher was born au-naturalle, meaning no surgery and no drugs for his mom, not even an epidural during delivery.
"So, everyone like double takes when they see him, but for us it`s pretty standard and it wasn`t much worse than probably most people`s,"said Kendall Stewardson, Asher's mom.
"Just to have two that had absolutely no issues, we`re definitely very blessed that way," said Joshua Stewardson, Asher's dad.
When asked how the delivery felt, Kendall said "I don`t know if that`s TV appropriate. "
Kendall says it was all worth it for their new little wonder.