# is 160 lbs too much for an 11 year old girl?

Specializes in Pediatrics
Depends on height &amp;: maturity level. A weight of 160 pounds is appropriate for a mature female that is about 5'7" or taller. Girls usually grow 1-3 inches after starting their periods and reach final adult height within 1-2 years. Some girls have already gone through their growth spurts by 11, some have just started, so depending on this, it will give you a better idea of what's healthy for you.
24 years experience Pediatrics
Weight: Dies she have any past medical history including any chronic health issues? If not then according to the CDC growth chart, 160 lbs in a female 11 y/o falls above 95th%ile which is abnormal weight gain, category. Her ideal weight should be between 65 lbs and 105 lbs ( between 10th. &amp;. 85 th%ile). Eating healthy, 2-3 times weekly strength training and endurance building can prevent health problems
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If this kid is any shorter than 5'8" she is considered obese by standard charts &amp; overweight if she is less than 6'1". Time for a good evaluation by her doc.

## Is a sixteen year old girl who is 5'7 and weighs 145 lbs a healthy weight?

49 years experience Pediatrics
YES: Her bmi (body mass index) , calculated from her wt and height , is 22.3, close to 75th percentile for 16-y-o girl.

## What are the percentiles for 8 year old girl who weighs 68 lbs and is 4'5"?

49 years experience Pediatrics
85th & 90th : Percentile each.

## What is average height/weight for a 14 year old girl? Does 111 lbs make sense for a 5' 1.5'' girl? Thank you!

32 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds just fine: The average weight for a 13 year-old girl is about 100 pounds (range: 75-145), for a 15 year-old girl is 115 pounds (range: 90-165), and for an 18 yea ... Read More

## Is it bad that a 11 year old, 5 ft and 6 in, be 195 lbs, if so how can lose weight? And goal is 100 lbs if not 120 the maximum.(a girl)

32 years experience Pediatrics
195 lbs is too big: For anybody 5' 6", being 195 lbs is much too big. The solution is to stop eating more food (calories) than is needed to live. That usually means eatin ... Read More

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