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How old was your baby when they doubled their birthweight?

How old was your LO when they doubled their birthweight? Also, are/were they formula fed or breastfed?

Just curious :) My BF DD is about to turn 5 months and will be almost exactly double her birthweight when she turns 5 months.

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Asked by Kat770 at 12:59 PM on Aug. 26, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • My daughter doubled hers exactly last week. She was 3 1/2 months, she is breastfed.

    Answer by dorie84 at 1:00 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • 5 months for Ella, she is breastfed, 2 months for Levi, he was also breasted

    Answer by Cynthje at 1:01 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • Mine has almost doubled his birthweight. He was 8.8 pounds at birth and at his 3 week check up was 9 lbs 12 oz; just took him to his 2 month check up yesterday and he's 14 pounds. He was exclusively breastfed for the first month, but we started mixing formula and breastmilk when nursing alone wasn't satisfying him.

    Answer by OhBaby1467 at 1:03 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • DS doubled his birthweight at 3m, DD closer to 6. They were both exclusively BF


    Answer by RippledBegonias at 1:06 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • mine doubled his birthweight at 2 and half months and he was breastfeed

    Answer by Jaxsmommy09 at 1:06 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • My son is 9 mths and he just doubled it. He was 9 lbs 8 oz at birth though. He is meeting all of his milestones and is very healthy, so I didn't worry about it.

    Answer by sweetmoonem at 1:09 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • Oldest son- 9 lbs. 5 oz. at birth. Doubled sometime b/w his 6 and 9 month appts. Breastfed.
    Daughter- 8 lbs. 3 oz. at birth. Was within a few oz. of doubling at 6 months. Breastfed, formula supplemented.
    Youngest son- 10 lbs. 6 oz. at birth- he was just over 21 lbs. at 9 months, so just a bit before that I would guess. Breastfed, formula supplemented.

    Answer by SahmTam at 1:10 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • Mine was 6 months and she was formula fed.

    Answer by Deathlilly at 1:11 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • My son was 6lbs 8 oz at birth, he is almost 6 mts and about 17 lbs. bf baby. if i remember well it was around 3 mtsthat he double his birth weight

    Answer by piwife at 1:18 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • 7 months - breastfed. He was 8 lbs, 1 oz at birth - weighed 16 lbs at 7 months.

    Answer by missanc at 1:22 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

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