A 16-year-old female asked:
is 98 lbs a normal weight for a 12 year old female that is 5'1?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Bishnu Subedi answered
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Your body mass index (BMI) is 18.5. Its very good. Normal range is 18-25, you want to keep it at lower side.
Answered on Jun 15, 2016
Dr. Christine Hom answered
29 years experience Pediatrics
Body mass index: BMI or body mass index can be calculated here: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm There is also a BMI calculator app. BMI in a 12 year old needs to be adjusted for AGE
Answered on Jun 14, 2016
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