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This couple have 13 boys - and say it's 'impossible' for them to have a girl

He was born with a full head of hair and all.

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AN AMERICAN MAN whose 13th son was just born says he’s convinced that “medically, it’s just not possible” for him and his wife to produce a daughter.

He also says it’s proving a challenge to agree on a name for their newborn.

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40-year-old Jay Schwandt tells The Grand Rapids Press that the boy born on Wednesday is the second he and his wife, Kateri, have had who arrived with a full head of hair.

He told the paper about the birth:

I was thinking, ‘If this is a girl, I don’t know what my reaction is going to be.

Remarkably, the Michigan couple say they stuck to their tradition of not knowing the baby’s sex ahead of time.

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The baby and his 40-year-old mother are doing well at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Hospital in Grand Rapids.

The boy is 22 inches and weighs 8 pounds, 9 ounces.

- Additional reporting Aoife Barry

 Read: Here’s why this photo of a professor holding his student’s baby is going viral>

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