View Poll Results: How did first child's birth weight compare to Others?
Birth weights were comparable (within 8 oz) 56 41.18%
Birth weight of subsequent child was more than 8oz 52 38.24%
Birth weight of subsequent child was less than 8oz 24 17.65%
Not comparable (Born significantly earlier/later/multiples) 15 11.03%
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Old 01-10-2013, 04:25 PM   #1
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How did first child's birth weight compare to your other children?

How did first child's birth weight compare to future children?

I've recently heard that newborn diaps don't fit on 6.5lbs children. Since DS was 8lbs 9oz I guess I was preparing for that again. I hear many moms say "I have Xlbs babies" (usually they've had at least 2) but with only one I'm not sure I can be confident in that.

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Old 01-10-2013, 04:27 PM   #2
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My first was 8 pounds. Second was 8 lbs 2 oz. third was 8 lbs 10 oz. she was the only one in cloth from newborn, and she wore newborn sizes.
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Re: How did first child's birth weight compare to your second?

DD1 was 6 lbs 8 oz, DD2 was 7lbs 2 oz, but I did not CD either as infants. Curious to see how big #3 will be!
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DS was 8lbs 6oz at 38wks
DD was 7lbs even at 39wks
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Re: How did first child's birth weight compare to your second?

DS2 was 8oz exactly more than DS1. But he was in utero for 2 weeks and 2 days longer.
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Old 01-10-2013, 04:36 PM   #6
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DS was 6lbs 12oz
DD was 7lbs 8oz

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Old 01-10-2013, 04:36 PM   #7
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Re: How did first child's birth weight compare to your second?

my first was 6lbs3oz (at 38 weeks) and my 2nd was 7lbs14oz (at 40 weeks)
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Re: How did first child's birth weight compare to your second?

DS1 was 7 lb 8 oz. DS2 was 7 lb 14 oz. DS3 was 8 lb 4 oz.
DD1 was 7 lb 1 oz at 39wks. DD2 was 6 lb 11 oz at 37wks.

Only the girls were in CDs from birth. Newborn fit for a good long time. I would say 3+ months.
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Depends on their gestation. I imagine had I had them all at the exact same point, they would have been likely the same.

39+2 7lbs 4oz
40+1 (but he was born at 5am so I say 40) 7lbs 11oz
40+5 8 lbs 2 oz
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Re: How did first child's birth weight compare to your second?

mine were
6.5#
7.2#
8.4#
6.14#

Starting from my second baby, all wore nb cloth with no issues. I did start with prefolds and bsww covers.
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