Missouri baby born weighing 13lbs

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BOLLINGER COUNTY, MO - A southeast Missouri couple welcomed a big bundle of joy.

Karsyn Raleigh Helmers was born on Friday, her birth weight is more than 13lbs! That’s about twice the weight of an average new born. The parents were a bit shocked but happy to see a healthy baby girl.

“My step-dad, these were his exact words, are you joking? You’re kidding, right? You’re playing a joke on us? No, can’t joke about this one!” said Father Wesley Helmers.

Because Karsyn was so big, she was delivered by C-section. Her mother says she’s looking forward to future arm workouts.

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