(Closed) Were you a small or big baby?

posted 7 years ago in Pregnancy
Post # 32
148 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

9 lbs, 10 oz and I was almost 3 weeks past my due date.  So either they were really off on their estimations or I was just really stubborn!

Post # 33
1891 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

small! 6 pounds 11 oz. I’m hoping to have babes around that size. My brothers were 9 pounders. Shudder

Post # 34
290 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

I was a pretty big baby – 8 lb 13 oz and 9 days late

Post # 35
470 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

@Ugoob:  I was an 8 lb baby, and the father of my daughter was 10 lbs. I blame him! I was 2 weeks over and she was 11 lbs 4. EEK!

Post # 36
545 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@Ugoob:  I was small, 3 lbs and 10 oz

Post # 37
6593 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

7 lb 1 oz, born on my due date

Post # 38
1230 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

I was a little over 8lbs

Post # 39
641 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I was a smaller baby (6lb. 11oz.) and born exactly a week before my due date. There was only one other little girl born in the hospital I was in on the day I was born, who weighed over 10lbs. Apparently, I looked very small compared to her.

My younger brothers were 7lb. 9oz. (born 4 days before due date), and 7lb. 12oz. (born exactly one week before due date). I don’t remember what DH’s exact weight was, but I believe it was in the range of 7lb. 2oz. – 7lb. 6oz. For over a year now, we’ve been trying desperately for our first child, and when we finally do get our bundle of joy, I suspect they will fall somewhere in the 7lb. range. 

Post # 40
1309 posts
Bumble bee

I was on the small side – 6lbs. 10oz., and 2 weeks late to boot (I probably would’ve stayed in there even longer, but my mom’s doctor insisted on inducing her).

Post # 41
261 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

My brother and I were both 9 lbs 5 oz, and our younger sister was 10 lb 5 oz.

Our poor mom…

Post # 42
5473 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

DH & I were both 6lbs & change.  Both of our mothers smoked during pregnancy though, so we were expecting a baby a little bigger than what we were…

BabyDane was 8lbs4oz!  I was 8 days past due though, so she had extra baking time.

Post # 43
9795 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

I was 8lbs 2oz and born on time.  DH was about 8lbs 5 or 6 oz?  He was the smallest baby, as all the others were 9 lbs and the last over 10 lbs (all boys).  My brothers were 7lbs and 6lbs something, but they were twins so born a few weeks early (but still full term).

So I’m guessing ours will be right around 8-8.5 lbs.  Not planning on her being smaller than 8 lbs!

I’m tall (6’0) and my dad’s side is really tall, though my mom’s side is pretty average.  DH is as tall as me though his brothers are all taller.

Post # 44
487 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

All three of us were exactly one week past due.  I was just over 6 lbs, my brother was 8 lbs even and my sister was just over 7 lbs.

Post # 45
6886 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I was 7lbs 9 oz and was a month early. My son was 5lb 2 oz and was 7 weeks early.

Post # 46
4575 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

I was a small baby, but only because I was premature.  However, now I am the tallest of all my sisters hahaha!!!!

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