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babys growth

Hey just wanted to know if you think my baby is growing slowly She weighed 8pound9oz at birth then first visit she weighed 8 lb. 6 oz. then next time she weighed 9lbs 14oz then she weighed 10lbs 10 oz she was 20.5 in and then 21.5 then 21.7 then 22.5

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cassie1989b

Asked by cassie1989b at 7:13 PM on Jun. 22, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Depends on when those visits were. Saying "then next time" and "first visit" don't say anything. Pediatricians are different and have well visits at different times.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:15 PM on Jun. 22, 2009

  • I dont know when these vistits were, but I will tell you my daughters progress. Birth 20.5in 8lb 7.2oz. At 2 days old 20.5in 7lb 8oz, we went on a strict feeding schedule and then at 2 weeks old 21in 8lb 7oz. At 6 weeks old 22in 10lb 12oz. At 12 weeks 23.75in 13lb 14oz. So to me, your baby sounds just fine. As long as the Dr is not concerned and shows you her growth pattern and lets you kow what percentile she is in and explains what that means, then I wouldnt worry too much aboout it. I would worry, however, if she was lossing weight or not gaining anything.
    Love2BMommy77

    Answer by Love2BMommy77 at 7:55 PM on Jun. 22, 2009

  • Your profile says she's two months...her gain is GORGEOUS for that age. Go worry about her college fund, OK?
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 7:57 PM on Jun. 22, 2009

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