A male asked:
what normal weight/height gain for 7 months premature baby boy who born at birth 1.67 kg and height at 41 cm. breastfeeding and now 3.5 months old. ?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Needs more calories: You haven't mentioned how premature was your baby,but my guess he was born at 31-32 weeks gestation,at 1.67 kgs,now at age 7 months he is 3.5 kgs,doubled his birth weight,but still needs more,hope his other developmental milestones are fine.Usually premature babies catch up with normal growth after 2-3 months,I am afraid breastfeeding alone isn't enough,he needs more nutrition,see his doctor
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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