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My 8 week old baby girl only weighed 9lbs 7 ounces at her 8 week checkup but had grown 3 inches is this normal?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe, maybe not

The pediatrician can tell from the growth measurements taken at birth, discharge from the hospital, the 2-week check, the 1-month check, and the 2-month check.
Young babies grow quickly, generally over an ounce a day. A parent can call to make an appointment for a recheck whenever he or she is worried about a baby's growth.

In brief: Maybe, maybe not

The pediatrician can tell from the growth measurements taken at birth, discharge from the hospital, the 2-week check, the 1-month check, and the 2-month check.
Young babies grow quickly, generally over an ounce a day. A parent can call to make an appointment for a recheck whenever he or she is worried about a baby's growth.
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics - Pulmonology

In brief: Growth curve

It really depends on her growth pattern.
If she is following a growth curve, it is normal. The pediatrician will track her weight and height gain over time. It is a good idea to review this with her doctor at the next visit. Compared to other baby girls her age, her weight is normal.

In brief: Growth curve

It really depends on her growth pattern.
If she is following a growth curve, it is normal. The pediatrician will track her weight and height gain over time. It is a good idea to review this with her doctor at the next visit. Compared to other baby girls her age, her weight is normal.
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