Aa
A
A
A
Close
Pregnancy Community
72.3k Members
1911870 tn?1345422609

Weight question

Does anyone know how much weight baby & water & uterus account for at full term? I know it'll vary from women to women, but i'm sure there's a rough estimate.
9 Responses
2083571 tn?1339485052
Probably around 15lbs
1905116 tn?1444428864
Hopefully around 3 stone! Lol! Shame I know thats not true! I do know of someone whose placenta weighed roughly the same as her baby at 9lbs though so she probably lost around 20lbs instantly.
2013578 tn?1341815612
this is how it was broken down in my one pregnancy book

Baby: 7-8 1/2 pounds
Placenta: 1- 1/2 pounds
Uterus: 2 pounds
Amniotic fluid: 2 pounds
Breasts: 1 pound
Blood volume: 2 1/2 pounds
Fat: 5-8 pounds
Tissue fluid: 6 pounds
Total : 27- 31 1/2 pounds
1839656 tn?1329187401
With my first I had to have a diuretic for my blood pressure so by the time I left the hospital I had lost 38 lbs, with my second I lost 15 lbs, and with my last one I lost 12 lbs.
1911870 tn?1345422609
My pregnancy has been pretty normal and i've gained a lot! Baby weight for me is probably only 15 to 20 pounds.
689528 tn?1364139441
My first I gained 40lbs. I swear within the first 3 days I had lost 25 of them!!
Have an Answer?
Top Pregnancy Answerers
13167 tn?1327197724
Austin, TX
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Get information and tips on how to help you choose the right place to deliver your baby.
Get the facts on how twins and multiples are formed and your chance of carrying more than one baby at a time.
Learn about the risks and benefits of circumcision.
What to expect during the first hours after delivery.
Learn about early screening and test options for your pregnancy.
Learn about testing and treatment for GBS bacterium.