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are second babies usually bigger or smaller than your first? & does are girl born bigger than boys?

I had a boy at 37 weeks weighing 7.9 ans 20 1/2 inches long. Now im pregnant with a girl and have been hearing that my second will be bigger..

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:12 PM on Mar. 29, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • well my first was born early so idk but i don't think that's true. you will show earlier though.

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 10:13 PM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • well, I have two girls and my second was bigger. She still is lol. My mom had my brother first and then had me. She was bigger w/ him and he weighed more so maybe there is some truth into the boys will be bigger

    Answer by DaGoodLife at 10:19 PM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • Mine are 8lbs 12oz (boy), 9lbs 5 oz (boy), 9lbs 6 oz (girl), and 10lbs 2 oz (girl). So they got bigger each time, but who knows if my girls would have been bigger still if they were boys instead.

    Answer by AK_aries at 10:20 PM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • On average second babies are bigger, and on average boys are bigger than girls. But those are just averages, each individual will be different.

    Answer by canadianmom1974 at 10:22 PM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • My son was 5 lbs 11 oz and my daughter was 5 lbs 14 oz (She's 2 days old.)

    Answer by Krystal.Ingalls at 10:30 PM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • Mine were 8lbs 2oz, 7lbs 4oz, and 7lbs 2oz. All boys. They got smaller but my first was born at 41 weeks and 5 days, my second was born at 38 weeks and 5 days and my third was born at 38 weeks and 4 days.


    Answer by JAIRATRACI at 10:32 PM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • My son was 8 lbs 4 oz's.. My daughter 8lbs 6oz's.. It depends on the baby.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 10:53 PM on Mar. 29, 2010

  • The only thing my midwife said was that boys tend to have bigger heads than girls. (My first is a boy.) But my daughter was born last fall with a slightly larger head than my son! Their weights were almost identical.

    Answer by eema.gray at 12:02 AM on Mar. 30, 2010

  • Why did you have to ask this? LOL. I'm the same way my son was 8lbs even with a HUGE head (38weeks). & I'm having a girl this time so lets hope she's not bigger! 34 weeks now! Only 6 more weeks to go YAY!

    Answer by rebel07 at 9:25 AM on Mar. 30, 2010

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