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baby birth weight bell curve

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Benner
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal distribution: A bell-shaped curve, also called a normal distribution, shows the variation of a measured value around a mean, or average. In the US, the average baby ... Read More
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Statistics: Most human development parameters exist with a range of data over the whole population, and a bell curve is usually the shape of such data. So plotti ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
44 years experience Pediatrics
Thin and long: Babies usually double their birth weight at about 5 months. As for the weight and high parameters, it would help to know how old is your baby, boy or ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Touraj Shafai
59 years experience Pediatrics
SGA and breastmilk: All the available data suggests that small for gestational age newborns benefit from exclusive breastfeeding . Not only these babies gain more weight ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Diabetes mellitus.: Maternal diabetes mellitus (known or latent) is a common risk factor for fetal macrosomia and tga.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Very: It is the natural food for all infants.
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Yes: Actually the mom is more accurate than the doctor and the doctor is more accurate than an ultrasound.
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Dr. Robert Grindstaff
38 years experience Addiction Medicine
Birthweight: your baby is still below the 5th percentile for weight which is where she started. She has increase her weight nearly 2.6 time since birth. She will ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely...: It can but it is very unlikely. Our adult weight and height are determined by genetics and lifestyle (eating exercise etc...)
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Dr. Mohammad Khan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Good HT/WT: The average weight for this age is around 11.5 and 83 cm. Your baby looks to be within normal range for height. Weight is also normal but on a lower c ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
His recumbent length: & his weight are each 75th %ile for his age, with birthweight ~ 25th %ile. Review the velocity of head & body growth on his growth charts with his ped ... Read More
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