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Big Baby at 36 weeks!!

I went to my last ultrasound appointment and I was told my baby is 7lbs and I'm 36 weeks :/. I'm so freaking out about it. My mother in law is telling me that the baby is to big and that labor is going to be tough for me :/. I wasn't worrying about labor but now that I found out my baby is 7lbs I'm concern and scared.
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Ultrasounds aren't exact when it comes to size.
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I agree I can't say how many times it was way off for some women.
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Same here, since I was about 3 months my little one has been almost a pound bigger in size each month than normal, but my dr keeps telling me everything is fine "a fat baby is a cute baby" I'm 33 weeks and my baby is almost 6 pounds already, my plan is to go jogging or sum once I'm 36 or 37 weeks to induce labor and just have my son a little early because I want to deliver him naturally and the bigger the baby the harder the labor, plus once they reach a certain size u will have to have an automatic c-section and I'm defiantly trying to avoid that
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My daughter was 9lbs 120z and I gave birth at 41w 4d. And she came out fine :)
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At 31 weeks i was told my baby was 5.5 lbs... my c section is on the 15th... this is my third and due to the complications i had with my first i cant have a natural birth
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My first was 8.6 lbs and second who they said was gonna be bigger was 7.2 ive been told that this one is gonna be bigger than my oldest as well.
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Yes the told me at 34 weeks my baby was small and I needed to eat more. He came at 36 weeks and turns out he was 8.6 lbs  and 23 inches
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I was told mine was 7 pound. Gave birth 2 weeks later 6 pound 9 x
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My first was supposed to be between 8 and 9 pounds. She was 7lbs 10 oz. if your baby is bigger, remember fat squishes. Newborns are squishy. You will be fine. Try and not stress.
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