Birthweight

What is Birthweight?

Dry weight of a new born child excluding the placenta.

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My eight weeks old has suddenly taken into sucking her thumb n finger almost as often as possible when she is awake...
i assumed its a...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
It does not indicate hunger. It indicates that the baby is feeling left out

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I...

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My baby is 3 months old. She has fat globules and bacteria in her stool. Should i be worried

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Rule out stomach infection

Detailed Answer:
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Welcome to the HCM,
Stool results are suggestive of some stomach infection....

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My sons birth weight was 2.6 kg and height was 48 cm
He is 10 months and 23 days today
His weight on 17th 12 2016 was 7 kg and height is 68 cm
As...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
No need to worry.

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The birthweight of a child is expected to triple by 10-12...

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