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Is there any mother's on here pregnant with a underweight baby?

I am 27 weeks and 4days and my last doc. vist they said my baby was small he was 1Lb 7oz and he needs to be atleast 2Lb.

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:03 AM on Oct. 26, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • It is very difficult for the doctors to actually tell how large the baby is. I was told my daughter would be 5 lbs at most and would probally have to stay at the hospital she was born 8 lbs 7 oz. So long as you are eating healthy I wouldn't worry to much about it.

    Answer by at 10:14 AM on Oct. 26, 2008

  • well i was getting a sonagram done and that was my 2nd time going to get it cause the 1st time i went is to find out the sex of the baby and they asked me to come back because the baby was 7days underweight. Then i went back 4 weeks later like they asked and he was 5days underweight (didn't grow much) and he wont catch up. i am really hoping they are wrong and he will catch up.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:20 AM on Oct. 26, 2008

  • He may catch up later on or is there the possibility that they are slightly off with your due date?

    Answer by at 10:38 AM on Oct. 26, 2008

  • I was told my baby would be about 7 lbs at the most, he was 8 lbs 3 oz. Don't believe everything a doctor says about the baby's weight.

    Answer by LaurenKaye29 at 10:43 AM on Oct. 26, 2008

  • my baby was small. for me it was a problem with my kidneys that was keeping the baby small. they took him early he was small 5 lbs but normal in every other way

    Answer by Lyndall at 11:41 AM on Oct. 26, 2008

  • Doctors can only guess how much your baby will weigh. Some women are scared into believing that they'll have a 10-pound baby, but the baby comes out at like six pounds. They can only guess according to your due date, so I wouldn't be too worried =]

    Answer by caitxrawks at 11:50 AM on Oct. 26, 2008

  • Yeah i was told id have small, small baby and he was 8lbs 3oz, my second was told that it might be only 7lbs and was 8lbs 7oz

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:49 PM on Oct. 26, 2008

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