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This chart is a record of Liam's growth in his first few months of life. He was first weighed and measured in King George V Hospital at birth and when he was discharged. The rest of the weights and measures were taken by the clinic sister at Five Dock Early Childhood Centre.

Age
Date
Weight in grammes Weight in pounds Length Head circumference
Birth
9-7-99
3500g 7lb 11oz 50cm 35cm
5 days
14-7-99
3325g 7 lb 7oz 50cm 35cm
2 weeks
27-7-99
4025g bare weight
4425g clothed weight
8 lb 14oz
or 9 lb 12oz
54cm 36.8cm
3wks 5days
4-8-99
4475g 9 lb 14oz - (not measured) -
4wks 5days
11-8-99
5000g 11 lb 1oz - -
5wks 5days
18-8-99
5375g 11 lb 13oz - -
6wks 5days
25-8-99
5600g 12 lb 7oz 58.5cm 38.6cm
8wks 5days
8-9-99
5925g 13 lb 1oz - -
11wks 5days
29-9-99
6500g 13 lb 4oz - 40cm

Notes
1. Liam is always weighed with his clothes and nappy on - he was only weighed naked in hospital and at his first clinic visit.
2. Length and head circumference are not usually measured at every visit.

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Last updated: October 1999
© Andrea Curr 1999
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