Massachusetts General Hospital welcomed its second-biggest baby ever delivered at the facility Tuesday.
Carisa Ruscak was born 14 pounds, 8 ounces to parents Caroline and Bryan Ruscak of Burlington.
“I heard the weight and I was like, ‘Oh my God.’ It validated me because I was in a lot of pain when I was pregnant, so to hear the size, it made sense,” Caroline told WCVB-TV.
WHDH-TV reports that the couple’s first child, Claudia, weighed 10.5 pounds.
“Fortunately things went well though. She delivered by C-section. Pregnancy otherwise uncomplicated. She didn’t have diabetes or any other things that we associate with big babies. Fortunately mom and baby are doing well,” Dr. Jennifer Kickham told the station.Caesar can be reached at Christopher.Caesar@globe.com or via Twitter @ChrisCaesar.