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July 5th, 2006, 03:38 PM
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I posted this in the breastfeeding board, but I thought I would post it here too

I just got back from taking Little Ernest to his 9 month appointment. It wasn't what I hoped it would be. I really thought he was gaining weight like he should be, but the doctor said that he is below average. He's not concerned about it right now because he isn't too far below the average. Just a bit smaller than normal. His current weight is 18 1/2 lbs. and he's 26 1/2 in. so that does have me worried. Other than that everything looks good. His development is great and although he feet is slightly turned inward the doctor says it is normal until he starts walking. I have been having a lot of people talk about how "bow legged" he is. I figured it was normal, but I needed an official opinion of it.

Since I will be going back to school on the 17th I am not sure yet how I will take care of things with breastfeeding. I am not giving up on it yet, but I hope everything still works out for me.
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July 5th, 2006, 07:56 PM
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I thought I would respond, only because my daughter is a small baby--and completely healthy. At birth she was 9lbs 5oz 21 1/2 inches, 4 months 15lbs 6oz 25 inches, 6 months 17lbs 2oz 28 inches, 12 months 20 lbs 29 1/2 inches, and now at 16 months she's between 21-22 lbs. Every baby grows at there own pace, mostly because of genetics, my mom told me that I was the same way big for the first few months and then small until I was 5-6yrs old. "but the doctor said that he is below average" Trust your instincts, your his mother- no two children are the same.
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