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how much do babies usually weigh when they are born?

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Dr. Chad Rudnick
9 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: this depends on the gestational age of the baby at the time of birth (how many weeks was the pregnancy). Babies who are born full term can vary in weight. The growth chart available from the cdc can be found here: http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/data/set1clinical/cj41l017.pdf
Answered on Aug 13, 2017

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