Big boy: Alabama newborn tips scales at 14 pounds

Big boy: Alabama newborn tips scales at 14 pounds
Branson Blade Smith weighed 14 pounds when he was born Friday morning in Huntsville, Alabama. (Jarmoluk/Pixabay)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — This is one big baby.

Branson Blade Smith made his debut into the world on Friday by cesarean section, WHNT reported. The infant, who was born shortly before 9 a.m. at Madison Hospital in Huntsville, tipped the scales at 14 pounds and was 23 inches long, the television station reported.

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The infant’s parents, Kaitlin Smith and Bradley Smith, are doing well, WAFF reported, and well as their newborn.

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Posted by Madison Hospital on Friday, October 30, 2020

The hospital posted a picture of Branson on its Facebook page, along with Dr. Will Stroud and labor-delivery nurses Courtney and Tori.

Hospital officials said Branson broke the hospital record for the largest baby ever delivered at the northern Alabama facility, WVLT reported.