Consultant physician Matthias Knuepfer and nurse take care of Germany's heaviest newborn Jasleen
Baby Jasleen arrived on July 26 and weighed a massive 13.47 pounds.
Babies her size are usually born via a caesarean section, she was born naturally.
The mother gave birth at University Hospital in Leipzig and discovered she had a previously undiagnosed case of gestational diabetes, German newspaper Der Spiegel.
This condition, which develops at around the 24th week of pregnancy, can lead to a larger than usual baby size.
Although both mother and daughter are doing well, Jasleen remains in the neonatal care unit.
The mother, who gave birth at University Hospital in Leipzig, discovered she had a previously undiagnosed case of gestational diabetes which can lead to a larger than usual birth weight
Jasleen was born in Leipzig (pictured), and is now officially the largest new-born in Germany
She is now officially the largest new-born in Germany. A boy named Jihad was born in Berlin in 2011 and weighed 13 pounds.
A British mother gave birth vaginally to a 15 lb 7 oz. baby boy named George, in March.
He was born naturally and is the second largest recorded baby in the UK.
Surprisingly, nobody noticed that she was to have such a large child.
Jasleen was born at University Hospital Leipzig (pictured) on July 26
She said: ‘He was a surprise — a big surprise, as it turned out.
‘To be honest, I don’t remember it so much. It came and went, I remember a lot of pressure — but you just get on with it, don’t you?’
According to the Guinness Book of Records the heaviest newborn ever was to Canadian woman Anna Bates in 1879.
The boy weighed more 10 kilograms at birth but died a 11 hours time later.