Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Baby''s weight | 2010/12/02

Q.

Dolly

My boy is now 8 months old. He weighs 7.8 and his height is 69cm. Is he underweigh for his age or is it the right weight?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

The average weight for a baby boy of 8 months is 8.7kg and length 70cm. Your son's length is close to the average, but his weight is in the lower 25% for his age.

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