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My baby’s birth weight was 3.5 kg. At six weeks, he weights 5.2kg and at 10 weeks, he weighs 6.5 kg. This means he has doubled i...
Your baby is indeed overweight but no need to worry yet, continue breastfeeding, No worries, just be careful what you also eat as the mother that can lead to high fat content in your breastmilk
My baby just took his 6 months vaccine and he weighed 7kg. His birth weight was 3.4. I want to know if d weight is OK.
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

After birth, Babies first lose weight in the first 10 days before regaining their birth weight by the 14 day! So it is not unusual for babies to lose weight first. Don’t panic Mum. This is as a result of losing fluids, inadequate feeds at the beginning and so on but as the feeding become established they regain their birth weight at 2 weeks. Babies begin to gain weight thereafter usually about 30g per day for term babies; 20g per day for preterm babies. That is roughly about 1kg per month for term babies and 600g per month for preterm babies. At this rate, babies double their birth weights at 5 -6 months and Triple their birth weights at 1 year! Remember we are talking Averagely. Some babies do gain a little more; others a little less. So You don’t have to worry as long as your baby’s weight falls into the 80% – 120% range of the average weight mentioned, it is okay.
Please mummies and Doctors, my son weighed 16kg at One Year and Three Months. Please is the weight okay at his age?
Yes, and even a bit more. Average with for baby boy at 15 months is 11kg
My baby just clocked 6 months yesterday, and I'm very confused about which food to give her and she weighed 6.6 kg. Is her weight...
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what was your baby's birth weight? At 6 months she should have doubled her birth weight.
My child weight 15kg @ 1 years and 6 month.Hope is ohk
It's very ok. Please what's your baby feeding on? Mine is weighing 11kg.
My baby weighed 3.5 kg at birth, when we went for 6weeks today she weighed 5.4 kg Hope it's OK. She is on exclusive breastfeeding
Your baby is doing very fine at 5.4kg. Keep breastfeeding her exclusively
My 10months baby won't eat anything except breast milk ?Please help, my baby has lost so much weight because she won't let me feed her. At 6 months she loved pap but will never take milk...
I can feel your frustration ma. Normally, Breastmilk or formula is an important part of your child's diet until his first birthday (and breastfeeding after this still has benefits). But from six months, milk alone can't provide everything he needs. In particular, he needs to eat some solid foods that contain iron, to make sure he's getting enough. In general, time, persistence and patience are the keys to encouraging your little one to eat. Try to keep mealtimes as relaxed as possible, keep offering foods, and show your baby how much you enjoy eating yourself. Eventually, he should follow your lead and start tucking in with enthusiasm.
My 4 months old son's weight is falling below the 25th percentile. Should I be worried?
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What was his birth weight and current weight
Can my 9 months old baby take green tea now? secondly, he's weighed 3.9 kg at birth and now weighing 11kg, is it ok?
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

Kindly note that green tea is not recommended for nursing mothers. Also, look out for the instruction on the pack.
My 10months Old baby only weighs 6 kg, he's weight at birth is 3.1kg.I'm so concerned about my baby weight, he's always running temperature since June I have been visiting hospital since then and the...
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

Your baby's weight is not okay. He is expected to have doubled his birth weight by 6 months
I have a son who doesn't have a good appetite. Yesterday he weighed 7.1 kg and he is 9 months. His birth weight is 3 kg. Is his we...
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Your baby’s weight is okay. All you need is a generous dose of patience. Capitalize on what he eats; just introduce varieties. Continue to give formula if you like otherwise adult food (rich in protein with fats and oil and carbohydrate, vegetables and fruits) are adequate and balanced for your baby.
What's the ideal weight for nine months old??
The average weight is 9 kg. It' s important to note that weight varies based on genetics, nationality, gender Nutrition etc..
My son is 16 months and he just doesn't eat much he eats such a little everything I offer him he just don't want to eat he maybe h...
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1 Year .....Average Weight Is 10kg 2 Years..... Average Weight Is 12 Kg 3 Years..... Average Weight Is 14 Kg 4 Years..... Average Weight Is 16kg 5 Years..... Average Weight Is 18kg 6 Years .....Average Weight Is 20kg
Pls my baby of six months has rashes (red) all over his body. On his private part, armpit, back, chest, neck and some times his fa...
Use cacatin cream or Dustin powder mixed with ytacan cream
We went for our 3 months old immunisation today and my baby weight is 5.3kg want to ask if it's good. he was 3.05kg at birth. than...
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Yes ma'am, your baby's weight is on track. Continue breastfeeding exclusively.
What can I give a baby of 9 months for her to get body?
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There is nothing wrong with being slim provided your child is not sick.
My baby birth weight 3.7kg, present weight at 9 months is 9.7kg. Is that OK?
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Your baby's weight is very Ok. No need to worry at all. It is important to note that weight varies based on genetics, nationality, gender etc.....apart from the food intake
Last month, I went for immunization with my baby weighed 5kg. This month, her weight is the same and she's 2months, pls is ok? EBF...
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

You baby's weight is very okay. Keep Breastfeeding your baby exclusively
My Baby is Nine 9 month but she's not eating the only breast while the milk is not enough for her, she's losing weight, she's teet...
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Your baby should be on complementary feeding by now as Breast milk only cannot be meet the daily required calories the body need at that age. Introduce balanced meals to him bit by bit.
My baby girl of four weeks has a weight of 4kg during birth but it has reduced to 3.5kg today but we notice cough and sneezing. Pl...
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

Just keep baby warm and continue exclusive breastfeeding. If the catarrh is bad, you can do steam inhalation or just add a drop of euclayptus oil on to the cloth or hot water kept in the corner of the room...It will relieve the catarrh....You can also use saline drops into the nostrils. Most catarrh is viral infections which run their course no matter what you do and will go away on their own...all the above are just symptomatic relief treatment...No need to worry. Please try to avoid the risk factors for the catarrh....... No smoking, contact with siblings with cold, no fleeting or cooking in the room, avoid congested overcrowded room etc.......Also try to keep your baby warm and well hydrated.....If persists kindly see a Paediatrician for proper evaluation and management..