heaviest babyA 19-year-old woman, in Karnataka on Monday gave birth to world’s heaviest baby girl who weighs 6.8 kg, which is almost the same as an average six-month-old.

According to reports, with 6.8 kg weight, this baby overtakes the alleged current record holder, Carisa Rusack, who was born weighing 6.5kg in Massachusetts in 2014.

The child has not been named yet and has been kept in an intensive care unit as doctors are monitoring her development , before letting her go in a few days.

According to The Telegraph, the gynaecologist who delivered the baby, Poornima Manu, said: “She came as a big surprise for all of us. The surgery took place for nearly half an hour and it was free of any risk. She is really big and beautiful.