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Child height predictor based on parents and grandparents?

Child height predictor based on parents and grandparents?

Simple measures: Expected height from parent stature is equal to the average parent height (m+d/2) + 2.5 inches for males, -2.5 in for girls.Grandparent height is not used but may point to variations in accuracy of the method. This is only a basic predicted height. Some very tall or very short people come from normal sized parents, & a life's medical & nutritional issues can slow the growth of anyone. ...Read more

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Is there a website to find the normal weight for each child's height?

Is there a website to find the normal weight for each child's height?

CDC website: A great source for growth charts is the centers for disease control and prevention website. It has lots of different charts dealing with the growth of children. The site can be found here: http://www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts/clinical_charts.Htm. ...Read more

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Is there any medication for add that does not affect a child's height and weight growth?

Is there any medication for add that does not affect a child's height and weight growth?

Long-term effects: Of stimulants on growth have been studied. With methylphenidate products, a 1/2" & 1/2 lb. & with amphetamines, 1" & 1lb difference from projected ht. & wt. Were seen. Suppressed appetite may occur early on, with the lowest point ~ 3rd mo. Of treatment. I follow bmi instead of ht & wt. The heaviest kids lose the most weight. 5th-85th%ile is normal, 25th-75th%ile is average., 85th-95th% overweight. ...Read more

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What if my child's weight percentile is higher than her height percentile?

What if my child's weight percentile is higher than her height percentile?

See below: As long as your child is staying on track, that is not crossing the percentile lines on the growth chart, the fact that one is higher than the other is not important. ...Read more

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Should a child's height percentile always be higher than weight percentile?

Should a child's height percentile always be higher than weight percentile?

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

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What is the height and weight for a child to go from an infant seat into a high back booster seat?

What is the height and weight for a child to go from an infant seat into a high back booster seat?

Depends: Each restraint system has a sticker on the body that details the ht &weight range for the seat. Kids should rear face until @ least 2y or longer to protect their neck from spinal cord injury. Boosters with improved integrated 5 pt harness are available up to 60-85 lb which remain the best protection in a roll over or t bone crash. You never get to pick your type of crash. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 22 yo female I'm 5'3 height and 100 lbs wheight people say I lookIke a 13 yo child I'd this has something to do with my wheight ??

Hi I'm 22 yo female I'm 5'3 height and 100 lbs wheight people say I lookIke a 13 yo child I'd this has something to do with my wheight ??

Childlike 22 yo: Just by calculating your Body Mass Index (17.7), it seems you are a thin person. it's important to check your nutritional status, and you're overall health. Also, regarding you're appearance it's important to check you're sexual maturation and you're Tanner stage. ...Read more

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Is my child at a healthy weight and height? She is 10, 4 ft. 11in. , and weighs 100.8 lbs.?

Is my child at a healthy weight and height? She is 10, 4 ft. 11in. , and weighs 100.8 lbs.?

Growth: Per the CDC, she is at the upper end of normal for both stature and weight. However, a single point on the growth curve does yield as much data as many points over the course of her life. Her pediatrician should be able to tell you if she has always followed the upper growth curves, or if this is a new finding. ...Read more

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My child is 3yrs old and wt is near to 12kg.And her ht is 92cm.Is this ideal weight and height for a girl?

My child is 3yrs old and wt is near to 12kg.And her ht is 92cm.Is this ideal weight and height for a girl?

See Image attached.: Your child is right along the 10th % line for curve for both. So the height and weight match up. But what that means is your daughter is taller and heavier than 1 out of 10 girls her age. Every child grows at different rates. Other factors to consider are her parents heights and growth curves as well. ...Read more

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My daughter is small in weight and height as a 21 month old she rarely ever gets sick and is a very happy child what are her chances of having cf

My daughter is small in weight and height as a 21 month old she rarely ever gets sick and is a very happy child what are her chances of having cf

CF growth: Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease and is associated with a wide variety of clinical symptoms and presentations. A CF sweat test is a test that analyzes sweat to determine the amount of chloride ( a component of salt) in the sweat. It is usually performed at the local CF center. If there is a concern about her weight and height, it is a test that should be considered. Cff.Org is a good source. ...Read more

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I am a married girl and I have no child my problem is that my weight is 71kg and my height is 5.2 i want to loss my weight please give some suggestion?

I am a married girl and I have no child my problem is that my weight is 71kg and my height is 5.2 i want to loss my weight please give some suggestion?

Multifactorial: Being overwieight has many factors. The obvious ones are diet and physical activity. There are other factors that can be evaluated. Conditions such as pcos, and Insulin resistance can often create a hormonal imbalance that can cause weight gain. Pcos specifically can also cause infertility and the inability to ovulate. Hypothyroidism is another condition. Suggestion: diet excercise hormones. ...Read more

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Where can you find a graph for your child's height and weight percentages?

Growth charts: Your child's pediatricain should be able to give you a copy of he growth chart or if you ask him or her they can give you a blank one as well and you can track the growth on it as the child growsa, every visit tothe docotr you can ask for the height, wigth and head circumference if applicable for age. ...Read more

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What to be given to the child of 3 to 10 yrs to increase their height , weight n immunity power?Plzzz telle food items if possible.

Diet / execise: Having a normal healthy diet (including lots of green veggies) with regular exercise is best. If you want to prevent illness, wash hands with soap and water for 20 seconds frequently through the day. Genetics will decide the rest. There is no single "super" food. ...Read more

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I have twins a boy n girl of12 yrs .In weight n height they r lesser then a normal child. How to improve there health any medicine?

I have twins a boy n girl of12 yrs .In weight n height they r lesser then a normal child. How to improve there health any medicine?

Probably normal: Especially since you have twins and both of them are lower on the growth curve for height and weight this is likely a normal pattern of growth. You would still need to have a discussion with you pediatrician to make sure, but there a certain number of kids who are above or below the curves and it is a normal pattern of growth. ...Read more

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I want to reduce weight. Is any medicine wich help in reducing weight my height 6 feet wt 105 kg. Fm child hood i was not over weight.

I want to reduce weight. Is any medicine wich help in reducing weight my height 6 feet wt 105 kg. Fm child hood i was not over weight.

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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Repeat question with more personal details, i'm 34 with low sex drive. Have a child from previous marriage fit and healthy ideal weight for height?

Repeat question with more personal details, i'm 34 with low sex drive. Have a child from previous marriage fit and healthy ideal weight for height?

Hormones : Hormones more than likely. A woman's testosterone level is half at 40 what it was at 20. Add some back and it may fully restore and even be better. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a 14 month old child to have only 2 teeth? The baby is on target with height, weight and developmental milestones. In fact he seems fairly bright. He just doesn't have more than 2 teeth. Thank you, worried grammie

Is it normal for a 14 month old child to have only 2 teeth? The baby is on target with height, weight and developmental milestones.  In fact he seems fairly bright. He just doesn't have more than 2 teeth.  Thank you, worried grammie

Within norma limits: Some children teeth faster than others, some slower. Probably nothing to be concerned about. That said, make an appointment with a pediatric dental specialist to asses dent-facial growth and development, teething pattern, Fluoride balance, diet, oral hygiene, and so much more. Don't wait until age 2-3, please go now. ...Read more

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Child's penis and testicle not growing? My son is 9 years old and large for his age (in height and weight) but I am concerned bc it seems as if his penis and testicles are not growing. I realize that he has not hit puberty yet, but they seem unusually sma

Child's penis and testicle not growing? My son is 9 years old and large for his age (in height and weight) but I am concerned bc it seems as if his penis and testicles are not growing. I realize that he has not hit puberty yet, but they seem unusually sma

Hello. : Hello. There are charts that provide information about normal penile size for particular age groups. You can look this up on line and get an idea if the length of his penis is within normal limits. If he is well below the mean, than you could consult with your doctor. I don't what to say about testicular size. ...Read more

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