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     April 10, 2019      #52-100 PB1 0
 
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Michelle and Doug McMurdo of Dodge Center welcomed Gabriel into their family last week. Gabriel weighed 13 pounds 15 ounces at birth. He is believed to be the largest baby in memory at Olmsted Medical Center.

Ken Klotzbach/kklotzbach@postbulletin.com
Whoa, Baby! OMC newborn just shy of 14 pounds

By Emily Cutts
ecutts@postbulletin.com


Gabriel McMurdo might have been born on April Fools’ Day, but the baby’s size is no joke.

His parents, Doug and Michelle, said they think he might be the largest baby born at Olmsted Medical Center — Hospital. The medical center was unable to confirm if Gabriel is the largest baby born there.

Doug said the doctor who delivered Gabriel said he hadn’t seen a bigger baby, and the same went for the nurses.

Gabriel came into the world at 12:43 a.m. on April 1 via an unplanned cesarean ...

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Emily is the Post Bulletin's public safety reporter. A Minnesota native, Emily worked at two newspapers in New England before returning to the Land of 10,000 Lakes in July 2018.