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how long was your baby in newborn clothes? diapers?

and how much did he/she weigh when born?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:17 PM on Nov. 16, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Mine weighed 6'6 and she was in newborn for about 3-4 mos.
    danielp

    Answer by danielp at 3:19 PM on Nov. 16, 2009

  • my 1st- 8lbs13oz never fit newborn size anything
    my 2nd- 6lbs 9oz newborn size for 6 weeks
    my 3rd 6lbs 12oz newborn size for 4 weeks
    cassie_m

    Answer by cassie_m at 3:19 PM on Nov. 16, 2009

  • My oldest, the smallest was 7lbs 10 oz. I never bought newborn diapers and he was out of size 1 in 3 weeks. He was in size 0-3 for about 3 weeks.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 3:19 PM on Nov. 16, 2009

  • my daughter was 7lbs 5oz she was wearing size 1 diapers in the hosp. and the new born clothes for like 3-4 weeks if that
    keithamy06

    Answer by keithamy06 at 3:20 PM on Nov. 16, 2009

  • My first was in newborn clothes a couple of weeks, never newborn diapers. They put her in size 1-2 pampers in the hospital and that's what I stuck with but she was big and grew quickly.

    DD#2 was in newborn clothes nearly 4 months and diapers just about as long.

    Funny thing is DD#2 was bigger than DD#1 at birth lol!
    Xynyth

    Answer by Xynyth at 3:22 PM on Nov. 16, 2009

  • My baby was a big baby he was over 8 lbs but very tall or long.. He was in new born clothes for maybe less then a month!! & most new born clothes didn't even fit him!! They Do grow pretty fast!!! =)
    KmaRie052008

    Answer by KmaRie052008 at 3:23 PM on Nov. 16, 2009

  • Oh and DD1 was 8,1 and DD2 was 8,3
    Xynyth

    Answer by Xynyth at 3:23 PM on Nov. 16, 2009

  • Not sure. My daughter was 6 lbs 8 oz. She lost a bit of weight and struggled to regain. I know we went through 3 boxes of newborn diapers maybe 4. So about 1 box per 2 weeks so 1-2 months. I didn't have any newborn sizes. Just 0-3 and she was in those for a while. She's 2 1/2 now and still wears 18 month sizes.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:26 PM on Nov. 16, 2009

  • My dd was born @ 35 wks, weighed 5lbs 2 oz and has stayed small ever since. She turning 1 next wk and still fits her 6-9 mth clothes. She was behind developmentally for the first 6 mths then she suddenly learned everything really really quickly. She spoke her first word @ 7-8 mths and has added since then. Its amazing how different babies can be!
    ProudMammaMia

    Answer by ProudMammaMia at 3:29 PM on Nov. 16, 2009

  • My son was 9 lbs 20 inches when born, so never had a chance at having him in newborn diapers or clothes. He's 3 months now, 11.5lbs 23 inches and wears 3-6 months clothes. He's slowing growing out of them as well. :(
    I agree with the other ladies ... they grow SO fast!!
    Mama2Alex818

    Answer by Mama2Alex818 at 3:30 PM on Nov. 16, 2009

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