HOW DOES MY BABY GAIN WEIGHT?

Some mums usually express concerns that their baby may be losing weight after birth. Here is to show you a brief overview of the trend of how a baby gains weight or loses it within the first six months of birth.

Within the first seven days The baby may lose 5-10% of birth weight.
At days 7-10 Baby starts gaining weight.
By day 14 Baby should have regained birth weight.
After day 14 Baby gains an average of 25-30 grams per day for the first 4 months.
At 4-5 months Baby doubles birth weight.

 

If you notice an unusual trend, consult your doctor.

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