Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

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.

Answer Question
 
Kat770

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

Level 3 (15 Credits)
Answers (21)
  • My daughter doubled hers exactly last week. She was 3 1/2 months, she is breastfed.
    dorie84

    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
    Cynthje

    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.
    OhBaby1467

    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

    RippledBegonias

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

  • mine doubled his birthweight at 2 and half months and he was breastfeed
    Jaxsmommy09

    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.
    sweetmoonem

    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.
    SahmTam

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

  • Mine was 6 months and she was formula fed.
    Deathlilly

    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
    piwife

    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.
    missanc

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

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN