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Is your three year old four times his/her birth weight?

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dinny Fri 03-Jun-05 19:56:16

Just read that they should be. My dd is (well, her projected birth weight as she was pre-term). Quite interesting - ds will be a giant if it's true.

QueenEagle Fri 03-Jun-05 20:01:21

ds3 is 2.5yrs old and is 4 times his birthweight now. 9lb 1oz at birth and 36lbs now.

dinny Fri 03-Jun-05 20:03:02

my dd was 6.7lb at 35+5, so reckon she'd have been about 9lb at full term (well, no scientific proof }. she's 35lb now.

vickiyumyum Fri 03-Jun-05 20:03:34

umm, no, thankfully as he was 10lb 6oz born so that would make him over 50lb. he weighs about 37lb

LIZS Fri 03-Jun-05 20:04:08

Don't think so. dd is 12 kg, so just under 26 1/.2 lbs and she's almost 4 ! bw 3.15kg.

zaphod Fri 03-Jun-05 20:04:56

ds3 is 3, was 9lb 10oz, is now 42lbs. He is v.big for his age tho.

popsycal Fri 03-Jun-05 20:05:18

my ds1 us almost 3 and is over 4 times his birthweight.....but he was 3 weejs earky ar 7lb 10

Tissy Fri 03-Jun-05 20:07:59

hmm, dd was 3 kg and at 3.5 years she weighs 13kg, so not far off. She is, however very skinny, you could play a tune on her ribs, and I wish she would put on a bit of blubber!

Dior Fri 03-Jun-05 20:24:27

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Hulababy Fri 03-Jun-05 20:27:10

DD is 3y 2m and she weighed about 32 pounds on her 3rd birthday. She was 6lbs 15 oz at birth (42 weeks). So, she is well over 4 times her birth weight now.

Windermere Fri 03-Jun-05 20:33:25

I don't have a a 3yr old but my 9.5 month old is nearly 4 times his birth weight. Is that right?

foolysh Mon 06-Jun-05 19:45:37

Pretty much true for DD (now 3y+8m, born 3.25 kg & now about 13.2 kg).

LemonDrizzle Mon 06-Jun-05 19:48:54

I'm not sure I've done my maths right but if I had dd is almost 6 times her birth weight.

dot1 Mon 06-Jun-05 22:02:00

ds2 is 14 months old and about 4 x his birth weight (he was 8lbs 7oz at birth and is now about 33lbs...). Ahem. I think there's no doubt he's going to be a big bu*ger..!

Newbarnsleygirl Mon 06-Jun-05 22:04:29

DD is 20 months and is 23lb atm. Was 7lb 3oz at birth.

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