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Doctor insights on: Baby Weight And Height Percentile Calculator

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Is it safe to give an 8 month old baby Infant Tylenol every day during teething to help with teething pain & discomfort? Baby's weight is 18 lbs.

Is it safe to give an 8 month old baby Infant  Tylenol every day during teething to help with teething pain & discomfort? Baby's weight is 18 lbs.

Prob not necessary: Usually the parents have more discomfort than baby. Fewer drugs are better than more drugs. Cold teething rings are safe to use without relying on Tylenol ...Read more

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Need expert baby due date calculator by due date?

Need expert baby due date calculator by due date?

Pregnancy wheel: I'm not sure what exactly you're asking for here, but i'm assuming you need a guide to calculating pregnancy dates. Usually you can figure it by the date of either conception or the date of the last menstrual period, then using a pregnancy wheel (i'm sure there are online versions) that will calculate what the due date should be. ...Read more

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Me and my boyfriend are trying to make a baby , but it's hard for me to tell when I am fertile using a ovulation calculator is hard as well?

Me and my boyfriend are trying to make a baby , but it's hard for me to tell when I am fertile using a ovulation calculator is hard as well?

You can learn: There are a few ways to help: basal body temperature charting, monitoring your vaginal mucus patterns, strictly monitoring your periods to calculate most likely ovulation time, using urine test strips for luteinizing hormone . Combining at least three of these and carefully keeping your records for at least 6-12 months can help you to best predict the most likely time to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Should my baby be in the same percentile for height and weight?

Should my baby be in the same percentile for height and weight?

No: No, this is a common misconception! if all children had the same percentile for height and weight, there would be no tall skinny, broad muscular, or short heavy kids! growth percentiles are mostly used to predict and track growth over time. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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If a baby is on the lowest centile for weight and height will they ever be normal?

If a baby is on the lowest centile for weight and height will they ever be normal?

Possible, but ...: Good morning, if a baby is on the lowest percentile for weight and height, it less likely to have an average height compared to other children. ...Read more

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My 6 month old baby boy weights 20.4 pounds and he is 28 inches in height. Is my baby growing okay? Thanks doctors!!!

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 more

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Do babies age to weight/length percentiles project to their potential adult size... Or is it only applicable to their babyhood?

Do babies age to weight/length percentiles project to their potential adult size... Or is it only applicable to their babyhood?

Growth: Potential adult height depends mostly on family height. One rough calculation: mid parental height (+) 1 inch for boy and (-) 1 inch for girls. Infants and young children temporarily loose weight with slowness of growth when they have minor illnesses, and catches up soon after recovery. The child who has been always overfeed and big has seen to be overweight as adults. ...Read more

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My height is 5feet 1 inch what is weight average for me right now I am 155 pounds after baby?

105 lbs: The answer is 100 lbs for five feet tall and then 5 pounds for every inch above 5 feet. If you allow 10% margin each way- 95-115lbs would be your answer. ...Read more

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