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Weeks or Months?

this came up in one of my other questions, so just curious, when you talk about your baby's age do you use months or weeks and why?

 
nickellmomof2

Asked by nickellmomof2 at 11:20 PM on Jun. 13, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • Pregnancy I use weeks, newborns I use weeks until 2 months of age, then I use months until 18 months. Then its years (including half years). No more half years after the age of 5. These are just my personal opinions.
    ashisamom

    Answer by ashisamom at 11:26 PM on Jun. 13, 2010

  • Pregnancy I say weeks, sometimes months. Children Months until 2 then it goes by years.
    Don't know why just makes more sense to me. lol.
    mrsbean08

    Answer by mrsbean08 at 11:24 PM on Jun. 13, 2010

  • I do the same as mrsbean08
    Deathlilly

    Answer by Deathlilly at 11:27 PM on Jun. 13, 2010

  • pregnancy i say weeks..with my daughter i said weeks up until she was 2 months...then it was - shes 2 months..she just turnd 2 months, shes 2.5 months, shes almost 3 months...etc...
    alexis_06

    Answer by alexis_06 at 11:32 PM on Jun. 13, 2010

  • i hate it when people say "my 29 month old ______" just say my 2 yr old!!! i actually once heard someone refer to their child being 44 months..and i was like whhhhaaaaaaaaaattttttt???????
    alexis_06

    Answer by alexis_06 at 11:34 PM on Jun. 13, 2010

  • I forgot about newborn age lol. I say weeks till about 2 months.
    mrsbean08

    Answer by mrsbean08 at 11:42 PM on Jun. 13, 2010

  • If my child is six months, then I say "six months". If my child is a year, then I say "a Year". I say their age in the correct manner that it is supposed to be said in. A Child might be 24 months if you break it down, but the reason we used months when they were infants is due to not having any years to count. They were 1-11 months, because they hadn't yet gotten to the one year mark. Once they hit the one year mark there is no reason to continue to say their age in the form of months.

    This goes for inutero babies as well. Once they hit that one month mark there is no reason to count them by weeks.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 12:27 AM on Jun. 14, 2010

  • People sometimes say "Well, I was just wondering if he's a young one or an older one." It doesn't matter. A year old toddler is a year old toddler regardless of when he turned on. It doesn't matter how many months exactly he is. He's a year old. Period.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 12:28 AM on Jun. 14, 2010

  • During pregnancy I use weeks, before the child turns 1 I use months, after the first birthday I use years, between 1 and 2 years I'll sometimes say she/he just turned one, or is about to be 2.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:53 AM on Jun. 14, 2010

  • I used weeks for the first 8 weeks and then reverted to months until they turned 2 years old.
    PrydferthMenyw

    Answer by PrydferthMenyw at 9:58 AM on Jun. 14, 2010