People Kept Asking If I Was Having Twins Because My Womb Was That Huge
A SIZE six mum-to-be whose ʙᴜᴍᴘ was so ʙɪɢ people thought bring twins had a ɢɪᴀɴᴛ baby the ᴡᴇɪɢʜᴛ. Tiny Tia Walters sᴛʀᴜɢɢʟᴇᴅ to get about and was in ᴄᴏɴsᴛᴀɴᴛ ᴘᴀɪɴ ᴀs ʜᴇʀ ʙᴇʟʟʏ grew in pregnancy. make her friends asked ” were you having twins?”
But she found out why when her baby boy, Roman, was delivered — he clocked in at 10lb 8oz, the size of a three-month-old infant. Tia, 19, said: “People kept asking if I was having twins because I was that ʜᴜɢᴇ. When I saw him I couldn’t believe how ʙɪɢ he was. He was so long. He may be a ʙɪɢ baby but I ᴡᴏᴜʟᴅɴ’ᴛ sᴡᴀᴘ him for the world.”
Tia, who runs a beauty and ᴀᴄᴄᴇssᴏʀɪᴇs ʙᴜsɪɴᴇss, found out she was pregnant in February and it was not long before her sᴛᴏᴍᴀᴄʜ ʙᴀʟʟᴏᴏɴᴇᴅ. She said: “It was so ʜᴀʀᴅ to walk around and do anything without being in ᴘᴀɪɴ. I just didn’t know why I was so ʙɪɢ. I had no idea it was because my little boy was so ʙɪɢ. People kept asking me, ‘Are you sure it is not twins?’. I am quite small so I’m ᴀᴍᴀᴢᴇᴅ I ᴍᴀɴᴀɢᴇᴅ ᴛᴏ ᴄᴏᴘᴇ through pregnancy.”In October, Tia was taken to St Ricʜᴀʀᴅs Hospital, Chichester, West Sussex, when her ᴡᴀᴛᴇʀs ʙʀᴏᴋᴇ. Bᴜᴛ ᴀFᴛᴇʀ sᴛʀᴜɢɢʟɪɴɢ ᴛᴏ ᴘᴜsʜ out her baby not-so-little one for half-an-hour, she was taken for an ᴇᴍᴇʀɢᴇɴᴄʏ C-sᴇᴄᴛɪᴏɴ.
Dᴇsᴘɪᴛᴇ ᴛʜᴇ ᴄᴏᴍᴘʟɪᴄᴀᴛɪᴏɴs, Rᴏᴍᴀɴ, ᴀʀʀɪᴠᴇᴅ safely — even though he was 3lb heavier than the ᴀᴠᴇʀᴀɢᴇ baby boy and about the same ᴡᴇɪɢʜᴛ as a ᴍᴇᴅɪᴜᴍ ʙᴏᴡʟɪɴɢ ʙᴀʟʟ. Nobaby in that time ʙɪɢer than him. More than four months later, Roman now ᴡᴇɪɢʜs a stone.And Tia, from Littlehampton, West Sussex, and partner, refrigeration engineer Alfie Tomlinson, 26, could not be more happy with him.
She said: “ I think he is going to be tall because of how long he was. But he’s such a happy baby. It may have been a ᴛʀᴀᴜᴍᴀᴛɪᴄ birth but it was all worth it for him. I love him, he is my all in this life”