(Closed) Baby Birth Weight vs Your Birth Weight

posted 9 years ago in Babies
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    I was much smaller than baby!

    Just about the same!

    I was much larger than baby!

  • Post # 3
    5654 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2011

    I was just over 6lbs and DS was 8.1… I was definitely MUCH smaller!

    We’ll have to see about this baby.

    Post # 4
    2701 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    Oh God I hope not. I’m not pregnant or TTC but I was 3 lbs when I was born. My sister was 2 lbs 4 oz (we were premie twins!)…Let’s hope that does not happen with me!

    Post # 5
    2390 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I was just shy of 8 pounds, but I was over 40 weeks. My baby was just under 6 pounds, born at 39 weeks.

    Side note though- I dated a guy back in college who was 6’8 and like 270 pounds. I asked him once nervously if he had been a large baby. He sighed and said, why does every girl I date ask me that??

    Post # 6
    3670 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    I haven’t had my baby yet but I’d be happy if she was the same size as me (7 lbs 2 oz).  My nephew was 8 lbs 10 oz and my SIL is a super small person but she was actually 8 lbs and like 2/3 oz when born.  My Brother-In-Law was 8 lbs 13 oz so my nephew was kind of in between them. 

    Post # 7
    1144 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    I was almost 9 lbs! My son was born at 39 weeks 5 days he was 6 lbs. so he was much smaller then me thank god!

    Post # 9
    948 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2010

    I was a full pound heavier and 3 weeks later than my son, my husband was half a pound heavier and 2 weeks later.  We had been told he was going to be a big baby all along, thank goodness he wasn’t too big- zi’m convinced that he ran out of space! 

    Post # 10
    30 posts
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I was 7.6oz & my baby girl was 6.0lbs but she dropped to 5.2oz! we had to deliver early bc the placenta stopped working & her growth dropped way off

    Post # 11
    7774 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    God I hope not. I was 9lbs 14oz. We’ll see in the next 6 weeks or so!

    Post # 12
    1675 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I was born the day before my due date, and I was tiny — 6 lbs 1.5 oz.  DH was 7 lbs and a few oz at full term.  At my last ultrasound at 28 weeks they estimated that our baby was already 3 lbs at 28 weeks of gestation.  I’m pretty sure that’s quite large, so I’m hoping they were wrong!  If not, then our baby is going to be huge compared to my own birth weight. 

    Post # 14
    319 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    Both my daughter and I were 6lbs 15oz and 18inches long! I was a month early and she was about 10 days early…such a crazy coinsidence. 

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