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What month do babies double their birth weight? And is 25inches to tall for a 11 pound 5 ounce baby?

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

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How effective is nutriprem milk in aiding low birth weight babies?

How effective is nutriprem milk in aiding low birth weight babies?

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

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Why would babies with transposition of great arteries have increased birth weight ?

Why would babies with transposition of great arteries have increased birth weight ?

Maternal diabetes: May be secondary to maternal (pre-gestational) diabetes that increases the risk of transposition of the great arteries, and with poorly controlled sugar, may lead to a large sized baby. ...Read more

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Can I predict my baby's birth weight?

Can I predict my baby's birth weight?

Yes: Actually the mom is more accurate than the doctor and the doctor is more accurate than an ultrasound. ...Read more

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My baby is 10th month starting her birth weight is 2.42kg now she is 6.2kg.is it norma?

My baby is 10th month starting her birth weight is 2.42kg now she is 6.2kg.is it norma?

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

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My baby is 10th month starting her weight is 6.2 kg .her birth weight is 2.42kg is ot nomal weight?

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

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How much should a 4 month baby weight ? Birth weight was 7lb n 15 oz

How much should a 4 month baby weight ? Birth weight was 7lb n 15 oz

Generally speaking..: A baby, full term and healthy, will double their birth weight in 5-6 months. ...Read more

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Can low birth weight as a baby affect your weight throughout your life?

Can low birth weight as a baby affect your weight throughout your life?

Unlikely...: It can but it is very unlikely. Our adult weight and height are determined by genetics and lifestyle (eating exercise etc...) ...Read more