Remember gain is measured over the entire lifetime, not week to week. One pound per month is all that's expected. He's MORE than fine. Now you may stop weighing him, OK? Weighing just makes folks crazy.
Babies gain in spurts, so you probably caught him just after the 6 week growth spurt and just before the 3 month growth spurt. He's doing just fine. :)
SO in 3 months baby has gained 5lbs? yeah baby is gaining GREAT...sure weight gain slowed down but he is growing great and that wouldnt happen if baby was not getting enough
Quoting tabi_cat1023:SO in 3 months baby has gained 5lbs? yeah baby is gaining GREAT...sure weight gain slowed down but he is growing great and that wouldnt happen if baby was not getting enough
Weight to date is awesome. :) Breastfed babies tend to gain the most rapidly in the first 3 months and then taper off a bit after that.
That said, if you have oversupply THAT can cause problems (including weight problems). Have you done anything to try to decrease supply? Does baby have any symptoms?
If baby's weight gain has stalled out a bit and continues to be low, it can be worth loking into if baby has a tongue tie. My middle child's weight gain was great for the first 3 months and then lackluster after that until we had his tongue tie snipped.
It's probably just a normal slowing down and nothing to worry about. :)
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