My baby birth weight was 4.2kg (10 weeks) ia the weight fine?

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My baby birth weight was 4.2kg (10 weeks) ia the weight fine?

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Good day doc.. My baby birth weight was 2.8kg..6wks 3.8kg and 10 weeks 4.2kg..ia the weight fine?

And I really want to go exclusive bf but looking at her weight and slim body.. and she is colicky and that stresses me a lot.
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Re: My baby birth weight was 4.2kg (10 weeks) ia the weight fine?

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Your baby’s weight is okay.

Your goal should be to have a healthy baby not a chubby baby, and

babies double their birth weight at 6 months and triple the birth weight at one year.

Keep breastfeeding your baby exclusively and adequately.

Colic is common in babies. It usually starts a few weeks after birth and often improves by age 3 months. But by ages 4 to 5 months, most colic will stop.

Ways of handling colic is to reduce the amount of air the baby swallows. Always make sure that the baby does not suck in lots of air while sucking the breast or if you are bottle feeding. It is the gas moving in the intestines that is making the baby uncomfortable and when the gas are eventually passed, the baby feels better.
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