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is 12 pounds too heavy for a 2 month old? How heavy is your 2 month old?

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DesignDiva21

Asked by DesignDiva21 at 6:23 PM on Dec. 15, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • mine was born 10 lbs so i think by 2 months she was about that much. she was really chubby until about 5 months then her weight started to level out. she's 12 months now and weighs 22 lbs. as long as your doctor isn't concerned and her height is somewhat proportionate with her weight i wouldn't worry.
    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 6:25 PM on Dec. 15, 2009

  • well that depends..how big was your baby at birth..my daughter at birth was 8 pounds 14 ounces, then my son at birth was over nine pounds. So it really depends on your babies birth weight.
    Beverly19821982

    Answer by Beverly19821982 at 6:27 PM on Dec. 15, 2009

  • she was born 6 pounds 6 oz
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:48 PM on Dec. 15, 2009

  • My daughter was 12 lbs, 6 oz at her 2 month appointment. She was 7 lbs, 3 oz at birth.
    Christina807

    Answer by Christina807 at 7:04 PM on Dec. 15, 2009

  • "she was born 6 pounds 6 oz "

    Wow. For HER that *is* big...you don't look for doubling birth weight till the first year. But...if you or Dad are tall people then she's programmed to be on the large side.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 7:28 PM on Dec. 15, 2009

  • I thought they doubled at 6 months
    mom06and09

    Answer by mom06and09 at 7:33 PM on Dec. 15, 2009

  • Yes - a lot of people now say double at 6 months, triple at a year (if you only double at a year, that means you'd have a lot of 16,17 lbs one year olds, and there aren't that many). My kids never doubled by six months, or tripled by a year - they were all 11 lbs and some change at their 2 month checkup even though they ranged in birth weight from 7 lbs 7 oz to 8 lbs 9 oz.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 8:06 PM on Dec. 15, 2009

  • nope my kids were 13 lbs by that time. by her fuits bday dd was 24 lbs.
    ds was born at 6 lbs and at 9 mts he is 20 lbs
    piwife

    Answer by piwife at 8:09 PM on Dec. 15, 2009

  • i dont get the whole double or triple the wight by the first year. cuz according to that dd should have been 21 lbs and ds shoyld be 19 lbs and he is 9 mts and 20 lbs.
    piwife

    Answer by piwife at 8:12 PM on Dec. 15, 2009

  • My son is 11lbs 5oz and he was born 6lbs 8oz so don't freak out about it, just babies being fatties :]
    MommyToBe1023

    Answer by MommyToBe1023 at 9:31 PM on Dec. 15, 2009

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