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Newborn baby being weighed on a set of scales by a nurse. Weight measurement is one of several tests carried out after childbirth to check the baby's state of health. The average weight of a newborn baby is 3.4 kilograms. A newborn baby's weight is normally between 2.5 and 4.5 kilograms. This baby weighs just over 3.6 kilograms or 8 pounds.
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