How Much Does you Little One Weigh Now?

Kassie - posted on 09/10/2010 ( 6 moms have responded )




My son will be 6months on the September 14th and we weighed him yesterday after we went to the hospital as he fell on his head and he's only 5.94kg or 13lbs 1oz... we weighed him 2 months ago on July 9th and he was 5.97kg or 13lbs ½oz... He's Breast Fed and demand feeds every 2 or 3 hours as he sleeps over 14hours every night and for dinner eats a jar of vegie's and a jar of fruit every night followed by some more Breast Milk and for Breakfast he eats ½ jar of fruit... Should I feed him more, he always has a full tummy and if he's hungry he lets me know...


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Emily - posted on 09/11/2010




well if he seems content then i would say all is well. my daughter is 6 months old and perfect size at birth 6 lbs 15 oz, she now weighs 18 lbs 13 oz. she eats cereal and fruit at breakfast, cereal and veg for lunch and babyfood dinner at din usually with half jar friut for snack. she doesnt really nurse during the day maybe twice but she is up evry 2 to 3 hours at night to nurse..evry baby gains weight differently until your doc says different im sure your baby is excatly as he should be

Mindy - posted on 09/11/2010




My daughter will be 6 months on September 18th and she is now 15lbs 6oz she gained just under a pound this last month, She is Breast fed and only eats fruit or veggies once a day in the evening..I would say go see what your Doctor has to say..Has your son doubled his weight since birth? As long as hes happy and healthy and your Doctors not worried then he's probably fine, he just might be a smaller baby..

Shauna - posted on 09/11/2010




My Boy is exclusivly breastfed and eating solids since 4 mo. He weighs 19 1/2 lbs. But there is really no "norm" every baby grows at his/her own pace.

Melissa - posted on 09/11/2010




Our LO is tiny aswell! He was also born on March the time flys!!!
We take him in to see the doc on Monday but we think he wieghs just under 14 lbs. At his 4mth visit he wieghed 11lb 14oz...
I know thier wieght gain can tapper down a bit at this age but to only gaining .5oz sounds a little off, But it sounds like he is eating great! Some people dont even feed thier baby solids yet. Solids really are primarly used to help them get used to a spoon and swollowing..most of the nutrition and most of the calories are in the milk! I wouldn't worry!

Amanda - posted on 09/11/2010




I have twin boys that will be 6 months at the end of sept. They both eat at the same time and the same amount of food and one boy is about 16 pounds and the other about 14. I have them on formula and solids, and they eat 4 times a day and sleep 12 hours thru the night. I wouldn't worry, my smaller boy is quite a bit smaller than his brother but eats the same amount.. he just has a small frame. If you feed on demand then i am sure he is fine. If he wasn't eating and was smaller then i would be concerned.

Dianne - posted on 09/11/2010




wow my son is 6mths today and weighs 8.1kgs, he is also breastfed with a little solids, he also feeds around 3hrly and not much longer than that all night as well......what i wouldnt give for 14hrs :)
i would think your son is eating enough and unless he looks skinny or sickly i wouldnt worry much, he might just be a small baby or be just about to have a growth spurt. every bub is different and if you are really concerned you can always visit a paediatrician
hope his lil head is ok :)

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