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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: Sharon | 2007/12/04

Q.

Weight gain in newborns

What is the normal weight gain for 4 wk old babies. From 2-4 weeks my son gained 300g and then when I weighed him again on Mon. he picked up 400g. He is exclusively breastfeeding.

Is this normal?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

400gm per week is normal.

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