Baby weight gain
Hi. Can anyone relate/ offer advice please?
My little boy is 8 weeks now, he was 9lbs 15 at birth born on the 98th percentile… at his 6-8 week review, he gained weight dropped and was 12lbs 6oz but dropped to the 91st percentile so I had him weighed again today and he is now 13lbs 8oz, so he’s gaining weight but he may have dropped slightly below the 91st percentile. Which may require an appointment with the GP…
He’s having 6oz every 4 hours during the day and usually has 5x6oz bottles in 24 hours, seems satisfied and is alert and happy when he’s awake. The health visitor recommended upping his feed to 7oz each bottle, or giving him 6oz every 3 hours and also waking him during the night.
I’m so confused because he’s happy and healthy, doesn’t seem hungry between bottles he’s satisfied by his 6oz feed. He’s gaining weight and the health visitor even told me this is normal for bigger babies, but I’m starting to panic now she’s mentioned a Gp appointment.
Baby is formula fed, on cow & gate.