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Is it possible for a 14 month old girl to weigh 16 lbs???

my 5 month old baby girl weighs 15lbs, and she really isnt chunky at all. then i heard of someone with a 16lb. 14 month old. weird.

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Asked by ottosmommy06 at 11:46 PM on Mar. 7, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • To me it is seeing as my 6 month old weighs 19lbs. lol

    Answer by TristansMommy16 at 11:47 PM on Mar. 7, 2009

  • My son is 9 months and 16lbs. He was 5lbs 9oz at birth though. It's definitely possible for a 14month old to weigh that much, possibly she was preemie.

    Answer by MicahsMom612 at 11:48 PM on Mar. 7, 2009

  • My son is 3.5 months and is 15lbs lol. He's extremely long. My husband weighed 25lbs when he was 12 months (also very long, and is very tall now). 16lbs at 14 months seems really light to me. I guess it is all in the eye of the beholder. I assume that as long as the weight is in healthy correspondence to height and the baby's BMI is within normal limits, their weight can be "normal" or "healthy" regardless of what we assume to be normal or healthy :-)

    Answer by NovemberLove at 11:53 PM on Mar. 7, 2009

  • Sounds kinda under weight to me but kids are different. My son weighed 10 pounds at birth so it wasn't long before he weighed 16 pounds. My great niece is 8 months and is a petite little thing like her momma and she weighs 14 pounds. The dr's are always getting onto my niece because the baby's so small. But hell, my niece is 25 and only weighs 89 pounds. So who knows.

    Answer by BrendaMomOf3 at 11:54 PM on Mar. 7, 2009

  • Sure .. ANything is possible *grin* My dd3 is 16lbs and 4 months old.. she is about 25inches long but i do have many friends that their babies are "petite" so yes anything is possible :-D

    Answer by mommas2CuteGirl at 12:08 AM on Mar. 8, 2009

  • My daughter is 2 1/2 years old and weighs 19 lbs. She was a preemie. Maybe the one your asking about was a preemie?

    Answer by BlessedMommy64 at 12:09 AM on Mar. 8, 2009

  • My daughter weighs 16 pounds at 10 1/2 months. She's a little girl, but she wasnt premature. Yes it's possible, and not abnormal. I'm small, and most children in my family weigh 20 pounds or less for the first couple years.

    Babies come in a huuuuge variety :)

    Answer by kate_jocelyn at 12:18 AM on Mar. 8, 2009

  • I personally don't think being premature has a lot to do with it bc my son was 5 weeks premature and is now just about 7Months old weighing 19lbs. It might have a little to do with it but I wouldn't bet on it. Its very possible tho for that little girl to be so well...little.

    Answer by DessaG20 at 4:19 AM on Mar. 8, 2009

  • my son is 2 months and is 14

    Answer by kiliki_malie at 5:19 AM on Mar. 8, 2009

  • my friend's DD weighed in at 35lbs at 9 months. My other friend's son is 3 1/2 and weighs 28 lbs. So go figure!!

    My 16 month old weighs 22.4 lbs.

    Answer by epoh at 5:49 AM on Mar. 8, 2009

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