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Average Weight Gain For 6 Week Old Baby
Double birth weight: by 5 months. The average baby gains 5-7 ounces per week up to age 6 months and has doubled his birth weight. He will gain between 3-5 ounces per week after 6 months and triple his birth weight by 12 months. ...Read more
Is weight 7.8 kg and length 67.5 CM is ok for 8 months old baby girl. Her birth weight is 3.3 kg. Growing well?
Growth: that is normal growth fits around the 50 percentile for weight and 50 percentile for length ...Read more
Is it normal for baby to gain more than 1 kg per month with breastfeeding? Or To be above 6 kg for 2 month old baby, (birth weight 3670 gr)
Healthy wt gain.: Ideally, an infant should gain a minimum of 200 grms or about 7 oz a week, but weight gain more than that is common, especially with breast feeding but can also be seen with formula feeding. An infant with BW 3.67 kg would be expected to be more vigorous with feeding and you are providing ample nourishment. Weight gain will often slow down after 9 months, so current weight over 6 kg is ok. ...Read more
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. ?
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 ...Read more
My five months old baby weighs 6kg.Her born weight was 2.75kg.She is only breastfeed.Is tat adequate weight gain?
Trend: Healthy growth in a child is when they gain age appropriate cm/inches and weight on an annualized basis. Bmi and waist circumference (more important) help to determine if the proportions are within age appropriate goals. Please see this website: http://www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts/charts.Htm. ...Read more
General rule: Your family doc has charts for this, but a general rule for a female is: 100 pounds for 5 feet, and 5 pound for every inch above 5 feet. So, for example, if you are 5'3", you should be about 115 pounds...More or less depending on your body-type.. ...Read more
Females : Females between the ages of 9 to 13 should get roughly 1600 cal/day if sedentary, 1600-1800 cal/day if moderately active and 1800-2200 cal/day if very active. It's important to make sure kids eat a balanced diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean meat and dairy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 6 month old baby boy weights 20.4 pounds and he is 28 inches in height. Is my baby growing okay? Thanks doctors!!!
Big Boy!: Your doctor must be weighing and measuring your baby every time you go to for a check up. He is ~95 th percentile for weight and height. Which means he is growing very well and he is proportional as far as weight and height are concerned. If the parents are big and tall as well then this is the best growth for him. You should continue to visit his doctor and discuss his diet and his growth charts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Average(Not=Healthy): only means average and defined by medical industry as average to include the central 95.8% of any variable compared to small sample groups considered not obviously ill; http://goo.gl/Blh6rW. For this age, wt. ht. issue look up: https://www.google.com/#q=weight+for+height+and+age for a few references (standards adopted by medial industry from Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. data, early 1940's). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes!: For most people who are not overweight, it is a good goal to gain about 20-25 lbs throughout the course of a pregnancy. That being said, it is a goal and most of my patients gain 25-30 lbs, which is fantastic! for patients overweight, they shouldn't gain that much weight, nor should they try to lose weight while pregnant. ...Read more
Borderline: See for a healthy 6 month old girl average weight is around 7-8 kg. 5 kg is borderline. Time to start semi solid foods and follow up with your doctor to monitor her overall growth and development. ...Read more
Eat less ; exercise: The key to losing weight is not a temporary diet but permanent changes. Sugars ; simple carbs from grains esp. Cause weight gain. It's also wise to avoid fried foods. I like dr. Furhman's diet: http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht dr. Weil has useful info: http://huff.To/19ygs8y- see his "discuss that" link in his article. Exercise is also important! it's also best to choose organic foods:http://bit.Ly/19x. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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