One could forgive a new mother for turning down a televised interview three days after giving birth - especially if that baby tips the scales at a record-breaking 16lbs 1oz.
But Janet Johnson, who gave birth to not-so-little JaMichael Brown on Friday morning, couldn't wait to introduce her baby to the world.
Ms Johnson and her husband Michael appeared on the Today show this morning, cradling the baby boy who has been dubbed 'The Moose' by nurses at Longview hospital in Texas.
Proud parents: Janet Johnson and Michael Brown introduce their three-day-old baby boy JaMichael to the world on the Today show
Bundle of joy: JaMichael Brown is the biggest baby to have ever been born at Longview hospital in Texas, but officials believe he may be the largest in the state
Officials have confirmed JaMichael is the biggest baby ever born at the hospital; and he may be the largest in the state too.
His exhausted mother, Janet Johnson, had been booked in for a Caesarean section on Friday morning.
She knew JaMichael was going to be a big baby, but had never imagined he would weigh four pounds more than doctors had predicted.
He was also 24" long, his head measured 15" and chest 17" - those are measurements of the average three to six-month-old.
Anything but little: JaMichael Brown, weighed a whopping 16lbs 1oz at birth
Developed: The not-so-little boy came out with a full head of hair and nurses couldn't find diapers big enough for him
Ten 'tiny' toes: The tot's father has high hopes that a glittering football career lies ahead for his only son
Appearing in a satellite interview from the hospital, Ms Johnson said she was 'doing OK'.
She had suffered gestational diabetes during the pregnancy and, as a result, JaMichael is currently in intensive care in order to regulate his blood sugar.
'They think he's going to be fine,' she added.
JaMichael also came out with a full head of hair and the hospital did not have diapers big enough to fit him.
He's also already outgrown his baby clothes.
Exhausted: JaMichael, who was born by a scheduled Caesarean, is Janet Johnson's fourth child with Mr Brown
Traumatic: Ms Johnson had suffered gestational diabetes during the pregnancy and, as a result, JaMichael is currently in intensive care
'A lot of the stuff that we bought him is too little. So we have to exchange a lot of stuff,' Ms Johnson said.
Mr Brown, who is 6ft 6in, said he had high hopes his son would become a footballer or basketball player.
He was also rather shell-shocked as revealed his son was now known around the hospital as 'The Moose.'
'I was just amazed when he came out how big he was,' he said.
The baby was expected to be about 12lbs, he said in a previous interview with the News-Journal, adding, 'but when he pulled him out it was as different story.'
The baby is the couple's fourth child and first boy. His three older sisters at 18, 16 and ten.
'That's it, no more now,' Ms Johnson told the Journal.
'I’m happy,' she added. 'We’ll be here for a few more days, and then I’m looking forward to bringing JaMichael home and just loving on him.'
Most hospitals in the Longview area reported babies of up to 14lbs, but it will take a few more days for officials to declare JaMichael the biggest Texas has ever seen.
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