Health

Newborn baby weighs nearly 6 kg


Phu-ThoA baby boy weighing 5.7 kg was born by caesarean section at the Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, being monitored for development indicators.

Doctors of Phu Tho Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital informed that babies with similar weights are very rare. On average, the weight of a baby at birth is 3 kg.

Her mother is Mai Thi Tham, residing in Viet Tri city, with no special medical history. On September 2, the woman had abdominal pain in labor and was admitted to the Obstetrics Department 2, Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital. Before, during pregnancy monitoring, the pregnant woman was healthy and had a blood sugar disorder. Doctors have determined that the fetus is large, and the mother will have to have a caesarean section.

Doctors welcome the baby born at the hospital. Photo: Hospital provides

According to doctors, babies born with a large weight often have problems with respiratory failure and low blood sugar after birth. Therefore, this baby is being closely monitored by the team for development indicators, especially the pathology of metabolic disorders, to advise family members on nutrition, reasonable care, and ensure the child’s healthy development. develop normally.

In addition, pregnant women are also prone to obstetric complications such as bleeding, gestational diabetes. After giving birth, doctors also monitor the contraction of the mother’s uterus, preventing vaginal bleeding.

Doctors recommend pregnant women to periodically monitor their pregnancy at medical facilities for advice and timely intervention.

The heaviest newborn baby in Vietnam so far is a baby born in Vinh Phuc, weighing 7.1 kg.

Thuy Quynh