If names and weight mean anything, Germany is in trouble. A Muslim gave birth in Berlin to a 13-pound (six kilogram) baby and named him Jihad.
The birth set a record in Germany for the fattest baby every born there. The proud mother, to whom many are not in a hurry to wish a mazal tov, is 40 years old and weighs 528 pounds (240 kilogram). Her name is Taghi and she described her self as a devout Muslim
The Arabic word “jihad” means "struggle” and usually is used in the context of a “holy war: against Israel in specific and the West in general.
For those fearing that the baby will be true to his name, there is a high possibility that he will not grow up to be healthy fighter. “Such a large baby is not a healthy baby,” said Dr. Joel Zonszein, professor of clinical medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, quoted by ABC News.
She refused to listen to doctors' advice to deliver the baby through a Caesarean operation, due to the bay’s weight and her gestational diabetes. The natural birth took seven hours.
“The mother was irresponsible but lucky in the way she handled her pregnancy and the delivery. A mother who has 14 children should know better,” he added.
“Jihad” will not be alone in the family, which includes nine brothers and four sisters as the Muslim population continues to threaten to become a majority in several European countries. The largest Muslim population in a European country is in Germany, with approximately 3.5 million Muslims.