How Much Blood Does the Average Newborn Have in His or Her Body?

Answer A newborn baby from 15 to 30 minutes of age has 76.5 ml of blood per kg of body weight. At the age of 24 hours, this rises to 83.3 ml per kg of body weight.Source:University of Michigan Blood Draw ... Read More »

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How much blood does an average child have?

How much blood is in a newborn baby?

The volume of blood in a newborn baby depends on weight. Newborns average 80 ml per kg. For example, an 8-lb. newborn's blood volume would equal 290 ml of total blood volume, which equals 9.8 fluid... Read More »

How much do average newborn babies weigh?

The average weight of a newborn depends upon when the mother has the baby. Full-term babies, which are born around 37 to 40 weeks into the pregnancy, weigh, on average, between 6 and 9 pounds, acco... Read More »

How much blood does a new born baby have?

I read they have about a cup. Not sure if that is true.