1. Headline
  1. Headline

Video: Baby born at 9pm on 9-9-09, weighed 9 pounds

updated 9/11/2009 5:43:20 PM ET 2009-09-11T21:43:20

No doubt about it, the nines have it. Chuck Berendes of La Crosse said he will never forget the birthday of his third child, born Wednesday on the ninth day of the ninth month in the year 2009.

Nor will Berendes and his wife, Polly, forget Henry Michael's arrival time — at 9:09 a.m. by Cesarean section at Franciscan Skemp Medical Center in La Crosse.

But they got the biggest laugh when the newborn was placed on the delivery room scale following his birth.

Berendes said it was metric scale so the doctor did the math in his head, but to make sure, he had the nurse also do the conversion.

Berendes said they broke into laughter when the nurse told them Henry weighed 9 pounds, 9 ounces.

Copyright 2009 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Discuss:

Discussion comments

,

Most active discussions

  1. votes comments
  2. votes comments
  3. votes comments
  4. votes comments

More on TODAY.com

  1. Warren Toda / EPA file

    Hey girl! Ryan Gosling, Eva Mendes welcome baby

    9/16/2014 11:17:41 PM +00:00 2014-09-16T23:17:41
  1. TVNorge via YouTube

    Forget the fox, new Ylvis song ties us in knots

    9/16/2014 11:18:29 PM +00:00 2014-09-16T23:18:29
  1. via @ProfKeefe

    Woman in '9/11 wedding photo' had no idea she was part of a mystery

    9/16/2014 8:21:46 PM +00:00 2014-09-16T20:21:46
  1. Everett Collection, Getty Images

    'Facts of Life' stars reunite after 35 years, talk Clooney kiss and Blair brawl

    9/16/2014 3:16:38 PM +00:00 2014-09-16T15:16:38
  1. ‘This is a global threat’: Obama reveals plan for Ebola outbreak 

    The White House says it will involve up to 3,000 troops and more than $500 million to combat the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

    9/16/2014 9:08:41 PM +00:00 2014-09-16T21:08:41