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11 month old last month no weight gain!

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cheekstime Fri 12-May-17 10:34:49

Hi - writing with one hand sorry!

full term baby, c section.

crawls, scaling etc. breastfed. I weigh every 2 wks has no weight gain last coming up 4 wks?

any ideas? thanku advance

FraterculaArctica Fri 12-May-17 10:37:18

Why are you weighing so often? NHS advice is something like not more than once every 3 months at that age, for most healthy babies.

Heirhelp Fri 12-May-17 10:38:01

You are definitely weighing too often.

LapinR0se Fri 12-May-17 10:39:26

Have you got concerns about his weight in general?

cheekstime Fri 12-May-17 10:51:31

blimey I had no idea... I said to gp a few months back....monthly.he said mw prefer 2 weeks. So I went ahead with getting scales. WHO says every 4 weeks max. so then went for every 3 wks!

thats such a he seems just fine in himself.

So every 3 months??

cheekstime Fri 12-May-17 10:53:31

fountain of knowledge! here smile. THANK YOU

FraterculaArctica Fri 12-May-17 10:54:13

If he's 11 months he should have a 1 year check with the health visitor coming up soon? They'll weigh him then and it will give you a chance to discuss any concerns and how often he should be weighed going forward.

cheekstime Fri 12-May-17 11:05:14

thanks so much...just checked on NHS and says yes

no more than once a month up to six months of age
no more than once every two months from 6-12 months of age
no more than once every three months over the age of one

that doc was awful...u get them dont you sad

cheekstime Fri 12-May-17 11:07:48

yes just over month away from check. reassuring. Thank you!

JanuarySmith Fri 12-May-17 11:23:25

I wouldn't bother weighing at all, it really doesn't mean a thing unless you are seeing an obvious failure to thrive.

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