If she is the “average baby,” she weights 6.8 pounds (3083gm)and is 19.6 inches (49.8cm) long.
Have you noticed she hiccups a lot? Because there is no air around her, those breathing exercises cause amniotic fluid to get into her windpipe. The result? Hiccups!
Your child’s intestines are accumulating lots of meconium. Meconium takes on the role of being your baby’s first bowel movement — removing the waste that has accumulated.
She may have a full head of hair now — an inch or more long! Don’t be surprised if it’s an unexpected color. Some blond couples have dark haired babies; some dark haired couples have red-haired babies; some couples have babies with only peach fuzz! It may just persuade you to take a closer look at your family tree!
Circumference of head and abdomen are about the same size for your baby. No wonder it’s so hard to get a t-shirt over a newborn’s head!
My name is Lisa, I am a 30 something fun loving girl, living in Baltimore, MD. I’m married to a fantastic guy named Pete who is the best husband ever. I work for a Travel Agency focusing on Disney Trips. I have a wonderful niece named Alyssa and a sweet nephew names Austin who I just adore. I enjoy traveling, spending time with friends and family, taking pictures, cooking, being online, movies, planning and anything pink or purple. I’ve been blogging since January 2002. Here is a Picture of my sweeties!