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A 1-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
20 years experience Pediatrics
See pediatrician...: With the numbers you gave, your son is about 97% for weight and 3rd% for height. I would advise that you discuss with his pediatrician to ensure that ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
27 years experience Pediatrics
Many factors: Male / female? If have started menses in females? Height and growth curve of parents... Point is, these factors and others may contribute. Your ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
See below.: As long as your baby is growing along the same percentiles and not dropping off the curve for weight, then being at these percentiles is fine. If your ... Read More
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
36 years experience Pediatrics
Tough word - normal: Being thin and tall is perfectly fine if the child is growing along their growth curves normally. Make sure your pediatrician or FP doctor is measurin ... Read More
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Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Longer at birth: Many baby's lengths are erroneously "long" at birth because of the stretching out of their heads and molding of the head during the last weeks of pre ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Genetic Height?: The key here is his parents heights. Take the average of his parents height, and add 2 for a boy. Where does this fall? Is it at the low end? Anoth ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
75% Ht/Wt: She hits @ 75% for both height & weight for infant females.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to know: A kid whose weight is behind their other growth parameters can have many issues involved. Poor feeding is one & BF more frequently to boost the mi ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes & no: The most common reason for a big head size is it is inherited as a dominant trait from a parent. If your kids developmental progress is normal & the h ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: Final height is a complex interaction between genetic factors, diet & general health. Males are expected to reach the average of both parents fin ... Read More
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