eight pounds, thirteen ounces, and five months along the journey

2 thoughts on “eight pounds, thirteen ounces, and five months along the journey

  1. Yes . . . he is a twin, and I imagine twins tend to be smaller in the US, as well. But children are often born with low birth weights. (I know very few who are more than 7 pounds at birth.) Malnourished moms tend to give birth to malnourished children. Childhood malnutrition, particularly from conception to age 2, contributes to life-long health and cognitive difficulties.

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