If given the option, most mothers would opt for pain medication and a quick birth, knowing that your baby is going to be bigger than normal.
But not Sydney mom, Nikki Bell. After being in labour for 2 and a half hours, she gave natural birth, with no pain relief, to little Parker Bell.
Sydney Mum Gives Birth To 5.7KG Baby
A Sydney mum has given birth to a baby weighing 5.75kg (12.6lb) and she had no pain relief! 😳
Posted by Sunrise on Sunday, 4 November 2018
Bell told the Daily Telegraph, despite her second child’s size, she doesn’t consider her efforts any different from other mothers: “I’m sure all births hurt, whether it’s 1.7kg or 5.7kg – they all hurt,” she said.
The proud parents are now hoping he will grow up to be a soccer player, and use his height to his advantage.
Little Parker Bell’s arrival was announced on Facebook, where others compared him to much older babies.
Posted by Kelly Griffin on Sunday, 4 November 2018
Posted by Blacktown Midwifery Group on Sunday, 4 November 2018