Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: VIN | 2008/07/28

Q.

How to count my baby' s age

I must sound stupid, but i want to know how to count my baby' s age. I get confused when she needs to get injections or go for check ups etc, and people tell me different stories. My baby was born on 15 Novemebr 2007 on a Thursday. If i count every Thursday, she is currently36 weeks and 4 days. If i count every 15th of every month, she is 8months and almost 2weeks. How does it actually work, because she must go for her 9 month injections and i don' t know if i must take her or wait until next month the 15th

Expert's Reply

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Paediatrician

Many people count their baby's age in weeks during the first few months of life, usually the first 3 months or so and then start counting their baby's age in months. If you need to know hwn she is 9 months old it is the same date as her birthdate 9 months later.

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Posted by: ona | 2008/07/28

I suggest that you take her on the 18th August

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