BabyAn Indian couple has welcomed the heaviest bundle of joy ever born in the country.

Goga Bai, 25 and her husband Ravindra Kumar, 28 have become proud parents of a boy weighing in at a staggering 5.970kg (13.16 pounds).

The big baby has been confirmed as the heaviest baby born in India to date.

The unnamed baby was born via caesarean section at a government hospital in Sri Ganganagar area of Rajasthan in western India on Wednesday afternoon.
Dr Anamika Aggarwal, who was one of the four doctors who delivered the child, called him a ‘miracle baby .