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How much does a typical 7 week old baby weigh?

 
newmommyjazz

Asked by newmommyjazz at 10:23 AM on Nov. 3, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Typically, a 7 week old baby will weigh about 50-75% more than their birthweight, their weight is double the birth weight by 3-5 months. And ballewal is correct about a breastfed baby's weight gain slowing down in the later months, it usually happens around 4 months.
    rhianna1708

    Answer by rhianna1708 at 6:00 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • How big was the baby at birth?
    ballewal

    Answer by ballewal at 10:24 AM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • usually they've gained at least a pound more than their birthweight
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 10:24 AM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • At 11lbs, your baby is only slightly above the 50% for a breastfed baby.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 10:44 AM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • my daughter was 6pounds 6 ozs and shes only 7 weeks now and is at about 11 pounds. shes strictly on breast milk. She just seems really big to me.
    newmommyjazz

    Comment by newmommyjazz (original poster) at 10:25 AM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • Breastfed babies often gain a lot of weight in the first few months but it tapers off to more "normal" gains. Don't worry about it.
    ballewal

    Answer by ballewal at 10:28 AM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • My daughter was that exact same birth weight and was 11 lbs at her 2mth check up!
    mercy928

    Answer by mercy928 at 11:04 AM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • @mercy that makes me feel better. she doesnt go to the peds till next week
    newmommyjazz

    Comment by newmommyjazz (original poster) at 1:32 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • that is big! thats a 4 and a half pound gain in less than 2 months.What does the pedi say?
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 10:28 AM on Nov. 3, 2010

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