answerer wrote:Asian women are often unable to deliver naturally due to narrow/non-existent hips...that might explain the high incidence of c-section. Of course, it could also be that women these days are reluctant to endure the pain.
dix2111 wrote:I guess the subject says it all.
my pregnant (Chinese) is freaking out because so far, with 1 more week to go before delivery, the baby weighs almost 4000grams. my wife's brother(not a stocking lad) was about 2200. she is afraid that she's going to deliver a baby elephant. I think 4000grams is a bit on the large side but still normalish. since I use this forum for all my life decisions I thought you could give some free medicl advice.
Sounds big - not huge for a Western baby but that would still be considered on the large side. A baby over 4kg is regarded as 'macrosomic' (one in 10 babies in the US, so not all that rare there, maybe rarer here) hence possibly the 'giant baby' was a more literal description
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