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

World News
BABY_1551566154590.JPG

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.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.