my daughter is 8 months now and weighing 13.6 lbs... HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Sarah - posted on 06/06/2012
Unless your doc is concerned and she's continuing to grow on her own curve, there's nothing to worry about. Not every kid will sit at the 50% (considered "average"). Some kids are at the 5%, and some at the 95%. As long as their own individual growth follows generally along this curve, then that IS their normal. My daughter was only 16lbs at a year. She'll be 2 next month and is 22.5lbs now. Some kids are just smaller.
Jennifer - posted on 06/05/2012
My doc always said that kids should double their birth weight by 6 months, and triple it by 12. That is just an estimation, but gives you at least an idea. Some kids are just smaller than others. Like Kelina said, talk to her doc if you are really concerned. At the very least he/she can calm your nerves.
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