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Baby Birth Weight Bell Curve
Statistics: Most human development parameters exist with a range of data over the whole population, and a bell curve is usually the shape of such data. So plotting birth weight will produce, for a given age, a range of weight, height, head size, length, etc. A bell curve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What month do babies double their birth weight? And is 25inches to tall for a 11 pound 5 ounce baby?
Thin and long: Babies usually double their birth weight at about 5 months. As for the weight and high parameters, it would help to know how old is your baby, boy or girl? ...Read more
SGA and breastmilk: All the available data suggests that small for gestational age newborns benefit from exclusive breastfeeding . Not only these babies gain more weight with exclusive breastfeeding their IQ will also be higher compared to infants who were given infant formula. Check pediatrics june of this year. ...Read more
Very: It is the natural food for all infants. ...Read more
Birthweight: your baby is still below the 5th percentile for weight which is where she started. She has increase her weight nearly 2.6 time since birth. She will take some time to v=catch up. if we knew her length and head circumference we could make a better determination. ...Read more
Generally speaking..: A baby, full term and healthy, will double their birth weight in 5-6 months. ...Read more
My baby is 19 months.His height is 81cm n weight is 10.5 kg.Birth weight was 2.4 kg..Is it average?
My baby is 5 n half months.His height is 68cm n weight is 8.3 kg.Birth weight was 3 kg..Is it average?
His recumbent length: & his weight are each 75th %ile for his age, with birthweight ~ 25th %ile. Review the velocity of head & body growth on his growth charts with his pediatrician at each check-up. The aap also recommends that pediatricians do ongoing developmenta surveillance using standardized screening tests at each check-up + autism-specific screens at 18 & 24 mos. See firstsigns.Org & the aap's healthy minds app. ...Read more
My baby was born on dec 1.birth weight was 3.3kg.chcked his weight today(25th day).it's only 3.150kg.is this normal?
This is of concern: Your baby should absolutely weigh more than its birth weight at this point. See you doctor right away! ...Read more
My child (boy) has the weight of 14.5kg.All are telling he is under weight, his birth weight is 3.3 kg.I am so m, uch worried?
? no age,length ?: You can find a growth chart that represents the various patterns of growth common to boys & girls and look at how your child fits at his present age and length. Go to www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts. If you position several points, including birth length & weight and other measurements you have, you can see if he is following a healthy pattern of increasing height & weight. ...Read more
Usually 6-8 lbs.: Birth weight varies according to # of weeks of gestation and the size and ethnicity of the baby as well as other factors during pregnancy and the health of the placenta. Boys tend to weigh slightly more than girls. But, on average, a normal term baby weighs between 6 and 8 pounds. ...Read more
Check out this link.: http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/clinical_charts.htm.Get a more detailed answer ›
My baby is 10th month starting her weight is 6.2 kg .her birth weight is 2.42kg is ot nomal weight?
Overall pattern: is good. The birthweight is SMALL but has doubled in 10 months. will need CLOSE pediatric attention with under 5kg delivery weight ! ...Read more
My baby is 3 months old he weighs6.3 kg n height is 63 cm..His birth weight was 3 kg n height was 49cm..Is he growi.G well?
Growing well: His parameters have increased from the 25% to the 75% range between birth & 3 months.This in a common feature of many kids who may have been undersized at birth due to a variety of factors. ...Read more
Baby 3 weeks old. Breastfed. Lots of wet diapers and poohs. Has gained birth weight. Sometimes only feeds for 5 mins. Is that long enough ?
Efficiency: The breast has the ability to push milk in like the gas pumps at a Nascar race.In 5 min they get about 80% of what is there. Some babies look at feeds as just feeds and act this way.Some linger to enjoy the closeness and need the additional nurturing.If baby is filling out okay I would just enjoy the extra free time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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