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Weight gain in babies

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Baby weight losses and weight gains | Australian Breastfeeding Association

One of the common concerns for parents is if their baby is gaining enough weight. What is the normal growth rate for babies? How can you weigh a baby accurately? What is a growth chart and how can you read one? This article answers all your questions about baby weight gains or if you think your baby is not gaining enough weight.

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Pregnancy weight gain

Pregnancy weight gain is normally 11.5-16kg. Gaining too much weight during pregnancy is unhealthy. Overweight and obese pregnant women should gain only 5-9kg.

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Pregnancy and weight gain | Women's Health Queensland Wide

We explore the recommendations for weight gain during pregnancy

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Weight gain in pregnancy

It’s normal to gradually gain weight during your pregnancy as your baby grows. Find out how much weight you can expect to gain and some tips on maintaining a healthy pregnancy.

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How your baby gains weight

All babies will gain weight differently, but there are some guidelines for healthy weight gain. Find out what to expect and how to deal with sudden weight changes.

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Pregnancy diet: Under-eating | Parenthub

In the midst of Australias obesity epidemic, theres a lot of information about avoiding unhealthy, sugary foods and weight gain

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Miracle Babies - Going home

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Premature baby development: 26-36 weeks

Read this essential guide to learn about premature baby development from 26-36 weeks weight, muscles, vision, hearing, states, skin and sucking.

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Losing weight after birth safely

Tips for losing weight after birth, including how to enjoy a healthy lifestyle, setting realistic goals, breastfeeding and weight loss and when to seek help.

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Using a Dummy or Pacifier | Red Nose

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