World’s tiniest baby, born weighing about a half a pound, released from hospital

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The world’s smallest baby has left Tokyo’s Keio University Hospital and is headed home.

At birth the baby boy weighed only 268 grams, that’s a little bit over half a pound.

After five months of nutrition management, the baby’s weight is now up seven pounds-two ounces. (3.2 kilograms)

He became the world’s smallest baby boy to be sent home healthy.

Before that the record was held by a male infant in Germany who weighed 274 grams at his birth in 2009.

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