Oh baby! 15 pound arrival sets hospital record in the Southern Tier

Joy Buckley, from Corning, gave birth this week to her 15-pound miracle baby girl, Harper Buckley.

Posted: Mar. 19, 2019 11:39 AM
Updated: Mar. 19, 2019 12:24 PM

(WETM) The biggest baby on record at Elmira, New York's Arnot Odgen Medical Center was born this week to parents who thought they would never have a child of their own.

Joy Buckley, from Corning, gave birth this week to her 15-pound miracle baby girl, Harper Buckley.

It wasn't always such a happy story. Just a few years ago, Joy and her husband were told by doctors they had less than a 15 percent chance of becoming pregnant. After trying for about seven years, the Buckley's decided they would adopt instead.

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