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My 1st baby was only 5 pounds (full term)...what's the chance of this one being little, too?

I'm just curious.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:23 PM on Sep. 9, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • 200% my bf had a 5 pound full term the first and second time
    BUSYLOVINGHIM

    Answer by BUSYLOVINGHIM at 3:26 PM on Sep. 9, 2009

  • Was your baby born naturally or was he/she induced?
    Were you/baby's daddy "smaller" at birth, or now?
    Are/were you healthy?

    doulala

    Answer by doulala at 3:28 PM on Sep. 9, 2009

  • Naturally, I was smaller (don't know about his dad...) and I am still small now. And I was (am am) healthy. =)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:37 PM on Sep. 9, 2009

  • That's actually pretty average. Not all babies weigh the same, I was 5lbs when I was born, my mom had a very healthy pregnancy and I am healthy. Too small is having a preemie, and a very dangerous situation.
    MommaRox4683

    Answer by MommaRox4683 at 3:40 PM on Sep. 9, 2009

  • Then I would guesstimate that your next baby will probably be on the smaller side, too.
    Of course there is no law, here! ;-) But it is not likely that you'll have a 9 or 10 pounder, I'm thinking.
    doulala

    Answer by doulala at 3:56 PM on Sep. 9, 2009

  • My first baby was 5 lbs 4 oz and my second was 7 lbs 9 oz. It's hard to say. They were both perfectly healthy!
    frapanda

    Answer by frapanda at 5:13 PM on Sep. 9, 2009

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