3 doctors weighed in:

Whts an average weight of new born low weight indicates what?

3 doctors weighed in
2 doctors agree

In brief: 7 - 7.5 lbs

The average birthweight is 7-7.
5 lbs; less than 5.5 lbs is low birth weight. This can indicate a number of problems, from prematurity, to smoking during pregnancy, poor nutrition during pregnancy, or a number of other problems.

In brief: 7 - 7.5 lbs

The average birthweight is 7-7.
5 lbs; less than 5.5 lbs is low birth weight. This can indicate a number of problems, from prematurity, to smoking during pregnancy, poor nutrition during pregnancy, or a number of other problems.
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
Thank
1 comment
Dr. Robert Greer
And over 10 Lbs suggests Diabetes.
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Board Certified, Pediatrics
13 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors