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Around how much should a baby weigh at 8weeks?? and how long?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:23 PM on Sep. 25, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • At my dd's 2 month check up she weighed 11lbs 2 oz and was 24 inches long. She was 8lb7oz when she was born. Her height is in the 95th percentile, so she's a long baby, but her weight was normal...
    stepmom929

    Answer by stepmom929 at 5:25 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

  • I think my son was 10lbs and I'm not sure on height as they messed up the first 2 visits.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:26 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

  • A breastfed baby should gain about 5-7 ounces a week from 0-4 months.
    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 5:26 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

  • Depends on birth size! There's no one size fits all answer. But if breastfed, look for a weight gain of about 4-6 ounces per week from the LOWEST weight.

    So...if baby was seven pounds at birth and lost ten percent (which is the upper limit on loss) I'd be looking for anywhere from eight to nine pounds.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 5:28 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

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