All babies lose 8-10% of their birth weight then they start gaining weight. The birth is vert traumatic for your baby so they sleep alot the first 24 hours or so. My son lost 8% of hus birthweight but he is gaining it back now. Don't be too worried unless he is not eating well. Also if he is not pooping or peeing regularly.
No it's not. My son went from 6lbs 12oz (he was a 36 weeker) to 5lbs 14oz in the nicu and they still released him to me without weight gain. He's eight weeks old tomorrow and last Wednesday he weighed 8lbs 8oz. He's still in nb clothes and diapers. His pediatrician says he's perfectly fine and gaining weight like he should. We've just had several setbacks with the nicu stay and reflux.
As long as they are gaining and not continuing to lose after their 2w-1 month check up, then everything is fine. Aidyn only gained two ounces in a weeks time due to severe reflux and the ped wasn't worried. Once we got that under some semblance of control, he gained 1 and a half pounds in sixteen days. Just give him time an feel free to call a take him in for weight checks.
If you are breast feeding its def normal so don't stress n it normal for u to worry about every little thing as a new mom :) i have a 3yr old n a 3month old n i still worry bout every lil thing i got their pedi on speed dial lol
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