Breastfed babies average weight gain

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  1. elm

    elm Mama

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    Just found this while I was searching for something else and thought it was an interesting reference point. It's really best viewed on the original website, there's other average measurements there too :)

    Baby's Age...........Average Weight Gain 1.................Average Weight Gain 2,3
    0-4 months..........5.5 - 8.5 ounces per week............5 - 7 ounces per week †
    4-6 months..........3.25 - 4.5 ounces per week...........4 - 5 ounces per week
    6-12 months........1.75 - 2.75 ounces per week..........2 - 4 ounces per week

    http://www.kellymom.com/babyconcerns/growth/weight-gain.html

    ( the 1, 2, 3 are for the different data sources)

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  2. Mervs Mum

    Mervs Mum Doula & Mum of 3!

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    Thanks Elm - I have added this to the sticky! x
     
  3. AnnaBanana9

    AnnaBanana9 Mummy

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    Thanks elm!
     
  4. mommyof3co

    mommyof3co Mommy of 4 amazing boys!

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    Thanks!! Hayden was right on there til about 7mo then dropped off and since then has gained less than 2lbs in 11mo
     
  5. princessellie

    princessellie Pregnant with #3

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    ooh according to that leylas weight isnt so bad, i mean its still bad that she hasnt put any weight on in 3 weeks but its not as bad as it said on the graph in my red book, thanks hun, i feel a bit better now :D

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