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Posted by: MARY | 2007/03/20

Q.

WEIGHT/HEIGHT

hi there

my baby girl was born at 4.58kg and a length og 53cm
she is currently 5 months old , (is on losec for reflux)and weighs 7.408kg ans her length is 70cm.
is this growth correct for her age. she only picked up 400g for the past month but grew 3cm in length.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

She was a big baby to start with and her weight is still above average at this stage. She is on the 75th percentile for her weight which puts her in the top 25% of infants for her age.Her length is excellent and is on the 90th percentile for her age [the top 10%]

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Posted by: S | 2007/03/22

Baby's Age Healthy Weight Range Healthy Height Range
5 Months 5.7 Kg - 8.8 Kg 59.0 cm - 69.0 cm
5 Months 12.5 lbs - 19.4 lbs 23.2 inches - 27.2 inches
Go to Google, type average weight of babies, first website from eirpharm has got very nice charts to see.

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