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A 39-year-old member asked:

How to figure out baby weight after birth?

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Dr. Aileen Sedman
Pediatrics 44 years experience
At pediatrician's: The most accurate baby weight is done with an infant scale. Your physician or nurse will have one available and often will weigh your baby without an appt. A less accurate way is to have your own scale, weight yourself, and then hold the baby and weigh yourself again and calculate the difference. However most adult scales are not accurate for small weight changes.
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Can I predict my baby's birth weight?

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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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