Measurements by Weight

  • Posted on July 12, 2014 at 3:05 pm

Measurements by Weight

Guidelines

1-3 LBS NECK TO FEET: 10 1/2″ WRIST TO WRIST: 10 1/2″ CIRCUMF. BOTTOM OF NECK: 3″ CHEST: 8″ HEAD: 10″ FEET: 1 1/2″ – 2″ (anything smaller is hard for the nurses to get on the babies’ feet)

3-5 LBS NECK TO FEET: 14 1/4″ WRIST TO WRIST: 12 1/2″ CIRCUMF. BOTTOM OF NECK: 3 1/2″ CHEST: 10″ HEAD: 12 1/2″ FEET: 2 1/2″ – 3″

6-8 LBS NECK TO FEET: 14 1/2″ WRIST TO WRIST: 14 1/4″ CIRCUMF. BOTTOM OF NECK: 4 1/2″ CHEST: 11 1/2″ HEAD: 13 1/2″ FEET: 3″ – 3 1/2″

9-11 LBS NECK TO FEET: 17″ WRIST TO WRIST: 16″ CIRCUMF. BOTTOM OF NECK: 5 1/2″ CHEST: 14 1/2″ HEAD: 14 1/2″ FEET: 3 1/4″ – 3 3/4″

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