NZ: Baby post a breach of privacy
A Waikato midwife believed to have been involved in delivering a 7kg baby touted as a New Zealand record has gone to ground following what appears to be a potential breach of privacy.
Born by caesarean last Sunday, the Hamilton infant was said to weigh a whopping 6.85kg (15lb 1oz), double the weight of the average Kiwi newborn, and closer to the average weight of a four-month-old.
The mother’s midwife, Wendy Fache, said on her Facebook page it was a likely New Zealand record: “[Name withheld] was also welcomed into the world last night [November 23] weighing in at 15lb 1oz. Has to be a NZ record.”
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