A 51-year-old female asked:
Can you tell me what the weight should be for a ten Year old girl measuring 4 feet 9 inches?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Melissa Gowans answered
20 years experience in Pediatrics
Healthy weight: The RANGE for acceptable "healthy" weight for a girl of 4'9" is 62-87 pounds. The more important details are: is she maintaining a healthy life-style? Is her diet healthy? Does she get regular, consistent physical activity? Instead of focusing on a number, focus on eating well as a family and doing physical activities together (hiking, biking, walking etc).
Answered on May 16, 2016
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