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July 26th, 2010, 09:50 AM
Join Date: May 2010
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Just got home from my dr appointment and everything went good! My doctor said I had a little bit of protein in my urine, but that's all he said about it...I assume it's not a big deal? I have no clue actually. Baby is head down! I only gained 2 lbs this month, which brings my total to 7 lbs! I'm so proud of myself considering I gained almost 40 with my last child! The baby weighs 3 lbs and 10 oz and I'm due September 24th, so I'm 31 weeks and 3 days. Anyone else know what yours weighed at 31 weeks?
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July 26th, 2010, 11:43 AM
alethia's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
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Sounds like a great appt!!!!!! I'm not sure what Kaylee weighed at 31 weeks - I'm at 34 and she is 6lbs 3oz.
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July 26th, 2010, 11:47 AM
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My little man weighed in at 4lbs2oz at 30 weeks... dunno if it's possible but he graphed OVER the 95th percentile

I have a little protein in my urine too, but they aren't concerned too much.
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July 26th, 2010, 12:49 PM
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How do your doctor's weigh your babies?! Is this done via ultrasound???

Mine has not once told me what baby weighs. Although, during an ultrasound a while back we were told baby was in the 75th percentile.

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July 26th, 2010, 01:07 PM
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For me it's done by u/s and they measure the baby's abdominal area.

Genevieve was 3lbs 11 oz at 29 weeks. My little chubby baby. <3
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July 26th, 2010, 02:45 PM
alethia's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
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for doing baby weight - to get the most accurate weight - they measure several parts of baby on u/s - head, Femur, abdomen in two places, arm etc. then the u/s machine does the calculations and gives a baby weight. Sometimes they do it based just off the belly - however the belly usually measures a little larger so typically they like to off set it with other measurements
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