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when should my baby return to her birth weight?

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Dr. Michael Pappas
22 years experience Pediatrics
1-2 weeks: Most babies get back to their birth weight by 7-14 days of life.
Answered on Jun 2, 2015
Dr. William Moore
67 years experience Psychiatry
2 weeks: Most babies have returned to their birth weight by two weeks of life. If you are concerned, call your doctor's office about arranging for a weight check sooner. Otherwise, at your scheduled 2-week visit to her doctor, they will let you know if her weight gain is appropriate.
Answered on Apr 24, 2015
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