Have you recently given birth or have a new baby in the house?
Do you want to keep a track of your baby’s growth and development and want to track the weight at home?
If you are not sure how to do this safely and properly at home, so that the results you get are accurate, we can help you with the required information through this article.
Today, we share with you the reasons why keeping track of your baby’s weight is so important. We also tell you what you actually need to do this the right way, as well as share with you very detailed and easy to follow steps that will help you take your baby’s weight without making baby uncomfortable.
It is very important to regularly weigh your baby, especially in the first few weeks and months after the baby is born, because this can be a good guide of how your baby is growing and developing and whether there is anything more that you need to take care of.
Here are 3 of the most important reasons why you should keep a track of your baby’s weight, even at home.
There are different ways to weigh your baby at home safely and without any problem, while getting the most accurate results. Here are a few ways in which you can do it.
Here are two different methods that will guide you with step by step detailed instructions so that you are able to accurately weigh your baby at home.
Place the baby weighing scale on a sturdy surface.
Once your baby is about two weeks old, you need to weigh the baby once a month till baby turns six months old. From the age of six months to 12 months (when baby turns a year old) you have to weigh baby once in every two months. Once your baby is a year old, you need to weigh baby about once in every three months.
How often you have to weigh your baby will depend mainly on your baby’s age. In some cases, if the baby is not well, or has recently recovered from an illness, or if there are some issues with feeding, the baby’s paediatrician may weigh the baby more frequently.