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Had a ultrasound at 36weeks.........

They estimated the weight of the baby at that time at a little over 6lbs I am now 39wks how much weight would the baby have gained in the past 3wks? trying to figure out how much he will weigh when he is born.

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Asked by jsimonds220 at 8:54 PM on Jan. 6, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • it averages about a lbs a week in the last 4 weeks or so, of course thats give or take.

    Answer by erika_wright at 8:58 PM on Jan. 6, 2010

  • I'm 35 wks and 3 days and the dr told me this morning my baby was 6 lbs even and I have to have my cerclage taken out on the 19 and that about two wks from now he said that she would be weighing about 7 lbs then so I'd say about 8 lbs maybe for your baby.congrats and good luck

    Answer by pandora09 at 9:05 PM on Jan. 6, 2010

  • Ultrasounds are notoriously BAD at predicting birth weight - don't put too much trust in it....

    Answer by LisaLulu at 9:59 PM on Jan. 6, 2010

  • they gain anywhere from a half pounf to a pound a week for the last month, it just depends.

    Answer by rhianna1708 at 11:45 PM on Jan. 6, 2010

  • i believe its half a pound a week. dont count on it to be accurate though. i had an ultrasound at 36 wk also and they said he was 8lb 11oz already and since i was diabetic and big babies run in my family it was believeable. He was born at 39 weeks and was 8lb 8oz. Nowhere near the moose they were expecting :)

    Answer by carsonsmommytam at 5:55 PM on Jan. 7, 2010

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