birth weight

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birth weight

in humans, the first weight of an infant obtained within less than the first 60 completed minutes after birth; a full-size infant is one weighing 2500 g or more; a low birth weight is less than 2500 g.; very low birth weight is less than 1500 g.; and extremely low birth weight is less than 1000 g.
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birth weight

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birthweight

(bûrth′wāt′)
n.
The weight of an infant at birth.
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birth weight

The weight of a newborn child which, in the US, averages 3.2 kg at 37-week/term
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birth weight

The weight of a newborn child which, in the US, averages 3.2 kg at 37-wk/term. See Low-birth weight, Very low-birth weight.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

birth weight

(bĭrth wāt)
In humans, the first weight of an infant obtained within less than the first 60 completed minutes after birth; a full-size infant weighs 2500 g or more; low birth weight is less than 2500 g.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

birth weight

(bĭrth wāt)
In humans, the first weight of an infant obtained within less than the first 60 completed minutes after birth; a full-size infant is one weighing 2500 g or more; a low birth weight is less than 2500 g.; very low birth weight is less than 1500 g.; and extremely low birth weight is less than 1000 g.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about birth weight

Q. what is the normal weight of a baby? what does it say if one weights less or more than the normal ?

A. Here is a site I use very often, and this is the page concerning infants' growth and development. Because it's a statistical measure changing from different ages and races, you might find an answer there. It's all videos of pediatricians lectures:
http://www.drmdk.com/html/growth_and_development.html


Q. what is the right weight for a baby who just has been norn to weight ?

A. The average weight for a newborn is 2.5 - 4 kilos. A baby that weighs less than 2.5 kilos is considered 'small for gestational age' and a baby that is born over 4 kilos is considererd 'large for gestational age'.

Q. How to loss weight like a diet with tea,pills or other kind of healthy thing.

A. drink 8 oz of warm water with 1 tablespoon of lemon... first thing in the morning

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