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Pittsburgh mom delivers hospital's biggest baby ever

PITTSBURGH - He may be the biggest baby ever born at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh. Isaac Michael Hall entered the world Thursday morning weighing in at 13 pounds, 10 ounces, CBS Pittsburgh reports.

New parents Michelle and Brad Hall say friends wondered if she was about to have twins, but it was just one big baby.

"His length is 25 inches long," Michelle says.

Dr. Andrew Sword says that in his 30 years of clinical practice, "We have never seen a baby of this size. And when I polled all the pediatricians from this hospital, some of whom date back to the early 1980s, there's never been a baby on record who's this size."

Isaac Michael Hall was born weighing 13 pounds, 10 ounces.
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He says Isaac was delivered by C-section.

"We knew the baby was going to be very large. As large as this? No. But at the same time, too large to deliver any other way," he said.

The couple says they don't know of any history of big babies in their family. Though Brad does stand 6 feet, 5 inches, which may have something to do with it.

Baby Isaac -- oblivious to his instant stardom -- slept through fuss of media coverage.

As for some of those baby shower gifts, Michelle says, "We got a frame where you can put the hand print and the foot. And I don't think they're going to fit."