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is my son small

my 7 month old is about 18 pounds is that small or big or just right

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 6:55 PM on Feb. 5, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I think that's probably average
    smnice

    Answer by smnice at 6:57 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • you should google "growth charts" idk how that compares to the norm.. my son was 6 wks early and he was 4 lbs... but since 3 months he has been in the 75-80th percentile for height and still only in the 30-40th percentile for weight... i would check out a few charts as they vary, you should print them and map it out for a scrapbook/babybook!
    AmaliaD

    Answer by AmaliaD at 6:58 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • my 7m old is 15 and the doc said shes fine
    Have3Girls114

    Answer by Have3Girls114 at 6:59 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • Perfect! Every baby is different!
    MamaRoberts

    Answer by MamaRoberts at 7:01 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • as long as his weight is in proportion to his height hes fine
    aliciatron

    Answer by aliciatron at 7:05 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • big compared to mine--7 mos--13 lbs on the petite side.
    coala

    Answer by coala at 7:06 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • my 6 month old is just barely 16lbs. His doctor said it's fine because he's still growing steadily.
    jessicarae787

    Answer by jessicarae787 at 7:17 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • Sounds average.
    Krysta622

    Answer by Krysta622 at 7:26 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • My son is also 7 months and heighs about 15 lbs and my doctor said not to worry but he is thin he's in the fifth percenttile so I would think that your baby is about average.
    nichellybelle

    Answer by nichellybelle at 7:27 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • My son is almost 9 months and weighs 16.11lbs. The growth charts are just averages anyways as long as your baby is gaining weight at their own pace then its good. I have heard of 7month olds weighing that and 3 months weighing that..lol its all about your family/husbands family genes
    Borikaos

    Answer by Borikaos at 7:43 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

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