ONLY 8kg? LOL Alex didn't hit 8kg until he was 15 months! hehehehehehehe At 9 months I reckon he was about 6kg...I reckon 'tiny' has its advantages anyway. smile]
I think it is too 'easy' to get hung up on how much they weigh and ignore what is in front of you........if they are happy and meeting milestones and eating and gaining something then I'd stop worrying about how 'big' or 'little' they are. At this age they generally slow down in the weight gain stakes anyway; I know you've weaned her now but a bf baby only gains an average of 50-113gm a week at her age which is way down from the average 155-241gms a week as a newborn.
Ooh and different scales give different readings. LOL I take him to Briscoes now and pop him on their digital scales (avoid Plunket like the plague), he's about 12.5kg now and he's just turned 2....though one of them gave me a 13.6kg reading. I've found that my toddlers put on weight just fine, for some as yet unknown reason, but my babies don't.
[Edited on 13/10/2009]
My 8 month DD is 7.3kgs, she's a little pettite bubba and is 70.5cm long.
I was once really hung up on her being so small but now I've learnt to ignore the charts and nurse's comments - she is a very happy little girl and developing just nicely so that's all that matters to me!