Woman gives birth to 13-pound baby

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Asher Stewardson was born Jan. 26, 2012, weighing 13 pounds, 13 ounces. He measured 23 1/2 inches. He is believed to be the biggest baby ever born at Mercy Hospital without a surgical delivery. (AP Photo/The Des Moines Register, Todd Erzen)

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An Iowa woman has given birth to a boy weighing 13 pounds and 13 ounces — without the aid of surgery. Asher Stewardson was born Thursday at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, measuring 23 ½ inches long. Fifteen months ago, his brother, Judah, arrived weighing 12 pounds and an ounce at birth. (AP)

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