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If my baby weighs 5 punds right now (34 weeks) how much will he weigh when he is born?

Asked by Anonymous at 7:30 PM on Nov. 15, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

• ? My baby is 5lbs 3 oz at 35 weeks, and my first daughter weighed 6 lbs 8oz at birth.

Answer by MommaRox4683 at 7:32 PM on Nov. 15, 2009

• I would guess 7-8 pounds.

Answer by justluvinmyson at 7:34 PM on Nov. 15, 2009

• He'll weigh more than 5lbs.

There is no way to tell. Ultrasound measurements are not completely accurate. They can be off up to 2lbs either way.

Answer by Anonymous at 7:34 PM on Nov. 15, 2009

• Depends on when he's born. But, yeah, more than 5lbs.

Answer by Anonymous at 7:35 PM on Nov. 15, 2009

• it's hard to tell because the ultrasounds can be hugely inaccurate. my son was measured at 6 pounds 4oz at 33 weeks, 11 pounds 3oz at 40 weeks, and was born at 41 weeks weighing 9lb 5oz

Answer by jcsmummy at 7:42 PM on Nov. 15, 2009

• usually babies gain about 1/2 a pould a week before delivery. Thats just an average, but you can figure on that!

Answer by crazy4u49033 at 8:13 PM on Nov. 15, 2009

• My Dr. told me that they gain a pound a week in the last month, so he could weigh around 9 lbs. But like other post stated, Ultrasound can be be off two pounds either way.

Answer by butterfly227 at 8:14 PM on Nov. 15, 2009

• When I was about that far my DD weighted about 5lbs 4oz. When I delivered, she was 8lbs 4oz. She's 8 months old now and she's around 20-21lbs.

Answer by piercedbeauty21 at 8:59 PM on Nov. 15, 2009

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