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13 Jan 2006

baby weight
My baby is 7 months old. She weighs abt 9.5kg.She eats 3 meals a day, cereals in the morning, purity in the morning & evening, and 4 bottles of Nan 2 per day.She finishes the whole jar of purity 2nd food, I have started giving her 3rd food purity and cereals.She is quite big and I'm worried that she will be overweight. What can I do to make sure she does not become too big. She weighted 3.9kg at birth.What is the normal weight for a 7 month old baby?
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

The normal weight for a 7 month old baby girl is around 8 kilos. At 9.5 kilos she falls on the 97th percentile which places her in the top 3 out of 100 infants of her age with regards to her weight. She will lose some weight when she starts crawling and moving around more, but you do need to watch her weight.You need to give her more vegetables and cut back on starch.
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