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Hw many times during pregnacy are u suppoe to go for an ultrasound to check the babies weight gain?

Hw many times during pregnacy are u suppoe to go for an ultrasound to check the babies weight gain?

As needed: There is no specific recommendation for routine ultrasound exams during a normal pregnancy. However, most women are going to have at least one ultrasound at 18 to 21 weeks, the ideal time to evaluate for normal fetal structures. There will likely be additional sono's if there is a problem with the size of the uterus (abdominal measurements), gestational diabetes, elevated blood pressure, etc. ...Read more

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The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth.Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more

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What is the normal weight gain per month for newborn?

What is the normal weight gain per month for newborn?

An ounce per day: One half to one ounce per day would be about average. ...Read more

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Gaining Weight (Checklist)

Eat nuts
Daily
Increase healthy oils
Daily
Do resistance training
Every other day
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Baby girl 8 mon old weighs 3.2 kgs only.ASD closure on14Apr2014.Has Hypothyroidism,midly dialated ventricles & soft palate cleft.No weight gain yet.

Baby girl 8 mon old weighs 3.2 kgs only.ASD closure on14Apr2014.Has Hypothyroidism,midly dialated ventricles & soft palate cleft.No weight gain yet.

Concerning: ASD closed in April, no weight gain by end of June, Child's nutrition regimen needs to be evaluated by local doctors on several avenues...1. Caloric intake...enough to grow? 2. Feeding method--Is it designed to accommodate the cleft without causing respiratory distress? 3. Does the child tire out on feedings. 4. Thyroxine dosing may need to be addressed. ...Read more

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Gaining Weight (Checklist)

Eat plenty of protein & carbs. Calories in should be > than out.
Once
Do high-intensity weight training to add muscle
3x week
Get plenty of sleep
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If my baby has minor thalassemia does it affect her growth of hight and weight gain because my 2years baby girl is behind avrage in tall and weight?

If my baby has minor thalassemia does it affect her growth of hight and weight gain because my 2years baby girl is behind avrage in tall and weight?

No: Thalassemia minor means she is a carrier, and it not affect her weight or height. The doctor can check to see if her weight and height are normal for her, based upon her father's and mother's heights, and their racial background. The doctor can check for causes of small size, if the child still seems unusually small after taking into consideration the parents' sizes. ...Read more

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Gaining Weight (Checklist)

Eat 6 small meals a day
Once
Keep track of your calories in and out for a net gain
Daily
Perform weight training
5x week
Don't miss any meals, including breakfast
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My baby was born 6.7 pounds and now @ 7 weeks weights 9.3 pounds. Is that adequate weight gain?

Perfect!: Over the first couple of months, your baby's weight gain should average 15-30 grams a day (1/2 ounce to one ounce). I calculated your baby's gain and age of 7 weeks, so it is averaging 25 grams a day over that 7 weeks. That is fantasti and right on track! ...Read more

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Weight Gain (Definition)

Weight gain is an increase in a person's body weight. Weight gain can be normal or abnormal, depending on what a person ...Read more

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