What is the average weight of a newborn; for instance , is a question that every parent asks and would want an answer to. However , in this paragraph I’m going discuss the average weight , the normal, and the abnormal weight of a newborn baby. Just to clarify, your newborn baby’s average weight should be around 7.5 lb and 3.5 kg . On the other hand, the normal newborn baby weight ranges between 5.5 lb and 10lb which is from 2.5 kg and 4.5 kg. Consistently , at delivery weight less than 5 lb 8 oz, or , 2,5kg is considered to be a low birth weight. In addition, If you give birth to a baby who weighs 4.5kg or more at birth, they are considered larger than normal. Which is also known as ‘fetal macrosomia’ and large for gestational age (LGA).
In this category , you will come across the different stages and behavior change that your baby goes through as they grow up. And how to handle each of the stages with care and in the correct manner.
Newborn belly button stages are noted soon after the baby is born. Babies are born with an umbilical cord that attaches them to the placenta in their mothers womb. The umbilical cord carries oxygen and nutrients from you the mother to the baby . And not forgetting ,the disposal of waste from the baby as well. All this is made possible through the umbilical cord that is attached to both mother and child.
Newborn hiccups are occur when the baby’s diaphragm contracts; causing vocal cord to close. When this happens the hiccup sound is formed.As a young parent; I used to be greatly bothered whenever my newborn got hiccups. Even up until now I must admit , it still does disturb me whenever she gets hiccups. However, research says that; that babies are typically not affected by hiccups. But , rather very beneficial to them, as they are a contributor to proper development.
Teething symptoms runny nose ; A runny nose is often attributed to teething; whereas, there is not yet much evidence that teething causes a runny nose. Teething is a beautiful and harmless natural process which every child goes through , hence we need not panic about the symptoms that come along with it.