Please join me in helping to send every baby born at Southside Hospital home in something warm and cozy. Southside Hospital is located in Bay Shore on Long Island.They deliver about 200 babies a month. Most of the families who havebabies there have nothing to bring their babies home in. That’s where we come in. My group, Bella’s Babies, provides warm, handmade items for these families.

Baby Measurements

Here are some measurements to help you when making items for the babies. I got this list from anothere site that doesn't seem to exist anymore.

Baby Measurements by the Pound

1-3 lbs.
Neck to feet: 10 1/2"
Wrist to wrist: 10 1/2"
Chest: 8"
Head: 10"
Feet: 1 1/2"-2"
Neck Circumference: 3"

3-5 lbs.
Neck to feet: 14 1/4"
Wrist to wrist: 12 1/2"
Chest: 10"
Head: 12 1/2"
Feet: 2 1/2"-3"
Neck circumference: 3 1/2"

6-8 lbs.
Neck to feet: 14 1/2"
Wrist to wrist: 14 1/4"
Chest: 11 1/2"
Head: 13 1/2"
Feet: 3"-3 1/2"
Neck circumference: 4 1/2"

9-11 lbs.
Neck to feet: 17"
Wrist to wrist: 16"
Chest: 14 1/2"
Head: 14 1/2"
Feet: 3 1/4"-3 3/4"
Neck circumference: 5 1/2"



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