Big baby in Massachusetts – level 1

06-05-2014 15:00

A big baby is born. She is a girl. She is born in Massachusetts, USA. She is 14.5 pounds (6.6 kilograms) heavy. She is 22 inches (56 centimetres) long.

The girl is born by caesarean. She is the hospital’s second biggest baby. The parents were ready for her. They have an older daughter. She was a big baby, too.

Difficult words: be born (get out of the mother’s body), caesarean (operation when doctors open the mother’s body and take the baby out).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

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