1 lb a week?

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  1. Robyner

    Robyner Well-Known Member

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    Is it right that babies put on a pound a week during the last few weeks? This is what a couple of people are saying to me? According to one of my tickers, weight slows down! Who can me what's right?
     
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    im really hoping this isnt true !! lol if it is god help me if it is cuz baby was weighing 3lb last week on the measurements on the scan n iv got just under 11 weeks left haha x
     
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    No, thats not quite right. Baby should put on just under half a pound a week but you should put on a pound a week.

    Baby at 33 weeks should be just under 4lbs with 3 & a half lbs left to put on over the next 7 weeks.

    So at 38 weeks your bubba should put on 1 more lb providing he/she waits til your due date x
     
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    Robyner Well-Known Member

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    I'm hoping its not true as well, I've been googling lol but can only find stuff about mums wight gain, l I just want to know the average of what baby gains in these last few weeks. I was hoping for a 7 1/2 -8 pound maximum when baby comes but baby is 7 now.
     
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    thank god for that!!:dance: lol
    not liking the fact we put on a pound a week though!! my god already feel like a house x
     
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    Robyner Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Sarah that's great, was replying just as you replied to thread I think x
     
  7. SaraLouise

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    Haha I only know as I've been quite obsessed with my little man's weight haha. We have had loads of scans because I've had a problem pregnancy & everytime I also make sure they tell me about his estimated weight ect :) x
     
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    Hi girls. Iv heard baby is meant to put on an ounce a day, but mum puts on a pound a week
     
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    OMG that scared the sh*te out of me lol. Mine already weighs 4lb 2oz and I've still got just under 9 weeks to go - that would make a 12lb - 13lb baby !!!!! No way would I be pushing that out naturally lmao :lol: xx
     
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    haha this made me laugh x dead right though ! poor lil minkie wouldnt know what hit her lol x
     
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    Robyner Well-Known Member

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    LOL really sorry if I scared people :) I was scared too! Glad to hear it won't be a pound a week for baby xx
     
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    Half a pound is the average I think
     
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    At my growth scan (30weeks) my baby measured in at 1568gram making it 3.456pounds. (Which is approx. the right size) according to my midwife. I thought the baby grows around a1/2 a pound now from this stage but you also gain weight because blood is still becoming more, so is e size of the uterus and placenta and also more fat will be put on your body so 1 lb a week is normal to gain. It will go like this until around the 36th week and then the weight gain will slow down a bit.
     
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    At 29w6d I had a 4d scan and babys estimated weight was 3lb 2oz.. I had her at 39+6 and she weighed 8lb5oz.. not sure if that helps work it out x
     
  15. Robyner

    Robyner Well-Known Member

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    Thanks jilly bear :) I will work this out, i need my coffee first :)
     
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