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Old 03-24-2009, 10:12 AM   #11
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Re: Baby dropping off the growth curve after 12months?

I wouldn't worry about it either. As long as she's gaining and not losing anything, thats all that matters. Then again, my daughter came into this world at 8 lbs. 13.2 oz. and now at 12 months hasn't reached 17 lbs. yet and she's 27" tall. We are not small people, hubby was HUGE as a child (wore 2T clothing @ 6 months) and I was average 20 lbs. @ 1 yr. old. My first 2 children (although both were preemies) were average size by 1 yr. old. She's just very petite and I think may have picked up on the small end of my dad's side of the family. So long as she's eating, happy, healthy, reaching milestones, keep doing what you're doing.


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Old 03-24-2009, 12:38 PM   #12
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Agree with the rest of the posters, at a year old, my DD was 17.5 lbs, at 15 months she was down to 16.5 lbs (when she was 7 months old she was 18.5 lbs and there was no height gain since 7 months), when there is a loss that is when you need to start to worry (she actually feel off the growth chart onto -.3% which I had no clue there were negitives for the growth charts....she was having malabsorption issues due to food allergies though, so there was a medical reason to be concerned).
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Old 03-26-2009, 09:11 AM   #13
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My oldest was the exact way. She was born 8 lbs 4 oz. At 6 months she was 18 lbs but at 1 year she was 19 lbs 4 oz and 27" long. It makes sense that they will eventually drop off their curve (or take a big jump on the growth charts). Every big baby isn't destined to be a big child and every tiny baby isn't destined to be a tiny child. I wouldn't worry at all as long as she's hitting her milestones.
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