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Baby Percentile Growth
My baby is in 75% percentile height and 25percentile weight.6 month old boy.17 lb at and 27.5 inch height.is it normal?
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 measuring height and weight and plotting them on a growth curve. If the baby odd changing percentiles over time, you may need to intervene with nutritional or medical help. Check with your doctor on this ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
10+-6days weeks pregnancy crl 3.9.Fhs 162.Growth of fetus is acc to gestational age .Is growth normal♥?
Yes: If the report says the growth is accurate to gestational age then that is the same thing as saying that the fetal growth is normal. ...Read more
Is weight 7.8 kg and length 67.5 CM is ok for 8 months old baby girl. Her birth weight is 3.3 kg. Growing well?
Growth: that is normal growth fits around the 50 percentile for weight and 50 percentile for length ...Read more
Daughter's 7yo, overweight. Since baby 95-97centile weight&height. Gained 7cm (2 3/4 in)/1 year, but droped 2 cent in height. Is it a growth spurt?
See a doctor: If you have access, you may want to see a pediatric endocrinologist to make sure that there are no underlying hormonal reasons for these changes your daughter's been going through. ...Read more
No: There is also a weight for height graph that can tell if the child weighs more than he should for his height. But a child could be -for example-25% height and 50% weight and still fall within normal guidelines. Kids tend to change rapidly mad may get heavier just before a growth spurt, . If the doctor says your child is overweight please take it seriously. Work on exercise ; eating habits. ...Read more
Mother is obese52 lb weight gain, has GD, Pre-eclampsia, male infant, EFA at 35W4D, 8lbs. Fundal height 4 weeks ahead. C-section or vaginal??
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Baby girl 4.5 months old, weights 5.95kg was born 3kg. Is she underweight? She's otherwise healthy and meeting her developmental milestones
Gestational age at 13.8 weeks, fetal heart beat 165& at 18.1 weeks, 155. Is my baby gender boy or girl?
5 months?: 300-500 grams at 21-22 weeks - please specify question in weeks not months for more details. ...Read more
Gestational sac has consistently measured 1-2 wk behind baby. Baby growing normally according to dates with a good hb. Worrying? Space to grow?
GS size: GS size correlates very poorly with dates, so I would not worry much so long as the baby CRL continues good growth. Obviously it's not possible to say more online; just keep up with your regular visits, and keep good communication with your doctor. ...Read more
If a teen is pregnant during her height growth years, does her pregnancy hormones promote closing of her growth plates and cause shorter final height?
Pregnant: Ealy closure of the growth plate may take place. ...Read more
My 6 month old baby boy weights 20.4 pounds and he is 28 inches in height. Is my baby growing okay? Thanks doctors!!!
Big Boy!: Your doctor must be weighing and measuring your baby every time you go to for a check up. He is ~95 th percentile for weight and height. Which means he is growing very well and he is proportional as far as weight and height are concerned. If the parents are big and tall as well then this is the best growth for him. You should continue to visit his doctor and discuss his diet and his growth charts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Identify PATTERNS: Growth charts allow us to determine whether the trend or pattern of a child's growth is healthy. This is crucial, because individual measurements may be +/-, due to squirming babies or slightly different measuring techniques. While it's tempting to focus on individual measurements, this often creates undo anxiety. The big picture--over time--is usually what matters most. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Baby born 1month early and is in 50th percentile for 3mos, 75th percentile for 2 mos adjusted and meeting milestones, has baby caught up?How do u know?
That is pretty much: ...The definition of catching up: meeting physical growth and development milestones. If what you say is true, you are describing a fully "caught up" baby. ...Read more
The whole 1st yr: Babies tend to triple their birth weight and grow about 10 inches over the first year. They will never have another long term growth rate this large, including puberty. There is some variation in this rate per child, but if you feel your baby is not growing you should discuss it with his/her doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son was born premature at 35 weeks weighing 4 lbs. Current wgt, 12lbs 13 oz. According to a premie growth chart, what should his height and wgt be?
PREMATURITY: Even if your baby was born premie, he can catch up easily like the term babies. He already doubled his weight ! normally it is on age 6 months. ...Read more
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