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An 8 pound baby is huge!!!

Anonymous
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I was told by my doctor if I go to 40 weeks, my baby will be around 8 pounds at birth. She said that's a huge baby. I think she might be an idiot (this isn't even who I usually see)

Do you think 8 pounds is "huge"?
Posted by Anonymous on May. 9, 2014 at 11:08 AM
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peanutsmommy1
by Ruby Member on May. 9, 2014 at 11:09 AM
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no, I'd say that is average

zeenah
by Zarah on May. 9, 2014 at 11:09 AM
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Dd was 2 ounces from 8lbs I don't think she was huge at all. 

Big sister to be!

owl0210
by Emerald Member on May. 9, 2014 at 11:09 AM
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It's a good size but not huge. My son was 7lbs 11 oz.
MamaToCollin
by Bronze Member on May. 9, 2014 at 11:09 AM
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8 pounds is not huge, and yes, that doctor is an idiot.

Mom-to-2kids
by Ruby Member on May. 9, 2014 at 11:10 AM
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My daughter was 10lbs 13oz. She made 8lbs baby look like preemies lol.
Cmgmqmmom
by Sass Queen on May. 9, 2014 at 11:10 AM

 Nope. My 3 were all over 9...9lbs. 13oz., 9lbs. 3oz., 9lbs. 9oz....however, they were all c-sections too.

Silvernail
by Member on May. 9, 2014 at 11:10 AM
Mine was a 1/2 ounce under 10 pounds to me that was big. My cousin was over 11 pounds he was huge.
3xangel
by *Angelicious* on May. 9, 2014 at 11:10 AM


Quoting peanutsmommy1:

no, I'd say that is average

Danesmommy1
by Grammar Police on May. 9, 2014 at 11:10 AM
No, not at all. DS was 7lbs13oz, bot even close to huge. Are you a tiny person with narrow hips?
almondpigeon
by Ruby Member on May. 9, 2014 at 11:10 AM
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Lol, no. I've had two 36 weekers that were 8 lbs.
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