Were you a small or big baby?

posted 6 years ago in Pregnancy
Post # 62
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2017

I was 7.6oz, first son was 7.9oz. Fiance was around 7.6oz and they are saying our current baby will be around 9lbs!

Post # 63
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2569 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

I was 6 pounds 2 ounces. I believe I was a week or two early.

Post # 65
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2015

@Ugoob:  I was 2 days early and weighed 5lbs 6 oz. My sister was only 2 oz bigger than me. My momma made tiny babies.

I already know Cora won’t be that small. I am heavy set now, have gestational diabetes, and her father was 9 1/2 lbs at birth! She’s looking to be about 8lbs.

Post # 66
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I was 1 lb. 8 oz. and 7-8 weeks early. Surprisingly my organs were developed enough that I could survive without any assistance or life support. I was not expected to survive, but here I am posting! 🙂

 

My Darling Husband was around 9 lbs, so I’m pretty sure we will have a good sized baby.

 

Post # 67
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2012

i was 5lbs 7oz and my son was 7lbs 1oz.

Post # 68
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2011 - Boy #1 12/2015, boy #2 02/2018

I weighed around 6 lbs at birth. I was the first one too, and I think that might have an impact. I was the smallest of all four of us.

Post # 69
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

I was weird lol. My mom told me I was technically supposed to be the biggest out of the three of us ( I have two sisters), but at about 8-8 1/2 months pregnant my mom got pregnancy induced Bell’s palsy and it slowed my growth. I was supposed to be about 8 or 9lbs, but I was 5lbs 3oz when I was born. I was only 6 days early.

Post # 70
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Sugar bee

I was 9 lbs 8 oz and overdue. My brother was 10 lbs 11 oz – my poor mom!

I think Darling Husband was a large baby as well. Somewhere in the 9 lb range, and he had a huge head. I am scared!! Haha

Post # 71
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

I was 4 lb 15oz 🙂

Post # 72
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I was 5lb 5oz and i was late, dh was born at 36 weeks and was 6lb 6oz, dd1 was born at 38 weeks 6lb 6oz, dd2 was 3 days late and 8lb 8oz.  For the record i’m fairly petite boned 5’1 and i’ve small hands and feet, dd1 is still small for her age but dd2 is adveraged sized.

Post # 73
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Bumble bee

At birth, I weighed just over 10 pounds. My mom’s pretty petite (and was induced with me since I was around a week late), but out of my three siblings and I, her smallest baby was my older brother, who was a bit under 8 pounds.

I don’t know DBF’s birth weight, but I do know that as a twin, that he would have been significantly smaller than I was. Either way, I’m pretty sure he was a natural birth – his twin is eight minutes older.

Post # 74
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

I was 4lbs 14oz and 4 weeks early (but completely healthy, no NICU or O2), Darling Husband was 10lbs 14oz and 2 weeks late! I REALLY hope this baby is somewhere in the middle! The best part is that my mom is 5’9” so I had room (but she’s pretty skinny ~115lbs) and Darling Husband mom is TINY, like maybe 5′ and 90lbs, but she gained over 75lbs when she was pregnant with him (possible gestational diabetes?)! I think the most my mom gained with any of us was 25lbs, and she was all belly, so I hopefully I’ll be like her 🙂 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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