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What is the normal weight of a healthy baby?

  1. Joshuad profile image71
    Joshuadposted 6 years ago

    What is the normal weight of a healthy baby?

  2. kirsteno profile image59
    kirstenoposted 6 years ago

    Most are in the six to eight pound range.  Mine was ten and a half.  He had to be that big to hold that much cute!

  3. How? profile image36
    How?posted 6 years ago

    If you are asking for a new born then anywhere between 4-5 pounds is good. My Nephew was 4 pounds and doctors said he is a cute little healthy kid.

  4. lovelife08 profile image61
    lovelife08posted 6 years ago

    Between 6 and 8 pounds.  If Mom suffers from gestational diabetes, the baby will probably be bigger, and if the baby is premature then he/she will be smaller.  Babies who are born outside the normal range aren't necessarily unhealthy though.  Could just be genetics.

  5. BizGenGirl profile image89
    BizGenGirlposted 6 years ago

    I don't think there is a "normal" weight. Anything over 5 lbs is healthy, though many have been born under that and been fine. On average, most doctors expect at least 5.5 to 8 lbs.