(Closed) How Big Was Your Baby?

posted 9 years ago in Babies
  • poll: How Big Was Your Baby at Birth? (Rounded Up)

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  • Post # 32
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    i had 3 as well..im under 5 feet and was very petite before i had children ( like 105 tops!)

    1st child still born Breech- 1 pound – labor was 6 hrs

    2nd child just under 8 lbs and he was 2 weeks late – labor 6 hrs- slept for 3 of it

     

    best friend at the time prego same as me- her baby born 1 week after my son ( 2weeks late as well) to a staggering 11 pounds with illnesses~! the baby was in NICU @11 pounds for 2 weeks.

    3rd child 6 pounds 15 ounces- 2 weeks late and she came out sunny side up…labor 32 .5 hrs!!!!!!

    both children born the friday before a holiday so i was stuck in hospital extra day-needless to say NO MORE KIDS for me 🙂

    Post # 33
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I had a c section at 39 weeks, two days. She was 5 pounds 14 ounces.

    Post # 34
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    I’m not a momma yet (won’t be for several years) but my mother had 3 kids and we were 9+, 7+, and 7+ oz.  My brother was carried full term (he was the one over 9oz) and my sister and I were each 3 weeks early, so we woulda been up there at full term as well.  Some people just have large babies!!

    Post # 35
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    Not a mum yet, but my sister had my nephew at 41 weeks and he was 11lbs. He was so big, his collarbone was broken during delivery. My sister regretted not having a c-section.

    Post # 36
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2009

    My first was 9lbs 12oz at birth. He was delivered by c-section.

    My next one (due in June) may be the same, or less. I’m hoping for less! I have to have a c-section anyway…

    Post # 37
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    7lbs 10oz delivered naturally

    Post # 38
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    Sugar bee

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    @happyface  I had to have a csection because I stalled at 7cm and they found out she was breech and had a bowel movement from the distress. I wish they had found out 15hrs earlier too.LOL

    Post # 39
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    Sugar bee

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    @plantains  Wow. My cousin has a arm with bad nerves because he was too big at 12lbs.

    Post # 41
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    Our son was 9lbs 2oz at birth. At our last ultrasound they estimated he would be about 7.5 pounds! Not very accurate I guess. No medications for his delivery and we did just fine. He just weighed in at 20 lbs even at his 4 month visit. He’s 27 inches which is very long for his age too.

    Post # 42
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    I’m getting scared reading this thread!

    DH and I were both small (5 lb) babies….I’m hoping for a 6 pounder….anything over 7 scares me!!

     

    Post # 43
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2011

    DS was 8lbs 2oz and sunny side up – wouldn’t fit coming out so they cut me sideways, oww!! He’s perfect though 🙂 

    Post # 44
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    Newbee
    • Wedding: March 2010

    DS was 8lbs and awesome. I had him in a German hospital so they told us the weight in grams. I had to wait until I was on the phone with my parents who were in the states and ask them to figure out how many pounds he was!

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