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What is the definition or description of: weight gain?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Weight gain: Weight gain = increase in relative mass.
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What is the definition or description of: Slow weight gain?

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Dr. Lois A Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Crossing percentiles: Weight should stay at around the same percentiles with increasing age. When it stalls or falls to a lower percentile it is considered slow weight gain and at the extreme can be considered failure to thrive.
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