The average weight for a baby boy of 5 months is 7.5kg. Your son's weight is just below the 25th percentile which places him in the lower 25% for babies of his age.I do not think you need to be thinking about serious illness here, but of concern is that you and your husband are big people, your baby's brthweight was above the average and you have been breastfeeding exclusively. I would have expected him to at least be on the average now for his weight. Starting solids is a good idea.Keep up with the breastfeeding.If he does not start gaining weight as expected he should be seen by your paediatrician.
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