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What is the typical height to weight ratio of 6-7yr old children? In preschool we targeted 1:1, now doc unhappy with 45" & 46lbs. 1900-2000cal/day.

What is the typical height to weight ratio of 6-7yr old children? In preschool we targeted 1:1, now doc unhappy with 45" & 46lbs. 1900-2000cal/day.

NORMAL GROWTH: The md will tell you which percentile in growth and development your child is folowing. It ranges from 10th to 90 th being the tallest or the heaviest. ...Read more

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Should I purchase a weight and height chart for kids?

Should I purchase a weight and height chart for kids?

Get online: Go to the cdc website & you can go through the statistics page & select growth charts. That link brings you to various growth charts for different age and gender. Download the one you want.
www. Cdc. Gov or www. Cdc. Gov/growthcharts. ...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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How would I know if me or my kids are the correct height and weight for our ages?

Check with....: Check with your doctors or look up on the cdc website (center for disease control) for standard numbers. Remember that is a large variation of normal. ...Read more

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I'm 21yrs old I have 4 kids I weight 175 I just had a baby he is 2months I'm wondering if my weight is okay? . My height is 5'4.

I'm 21yrs old I have 4 kids I weight 175 I just had a baby he is 2months I'm wondering if my weight is okay? . My height is 5'4.

Weight: Your bmi percentile is 30 which puts you in the obese class and a good candidate to develop type 2 diabetes. You must talk to your doctor and possibly a dietician. ...Read more

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What's average height and weight of children at 6?

What's average height and weight of children at 6?

Sex assigned: Please see this website. Boys and girls are plotted on different charts: http://www. Cdc. Gov/growthcharts/charts. Htm. ...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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Can you tell me normal height and weight for children?

Can you tell me normal height and weight for children?

CDC site: If you go to the cdc website: www. Cdc. Gov/growthcharts you can pick out one that meets your needs. ...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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My 3 months kid is having some patches on his skin. This is spreading slowly. Age 3 months. Height 60cm. Weight 6kg?

My 3 months kid is having some patches on his skin. This is spreading slowly. Age 3 months. Height 60cm. Weight 6kg?

Skin rashes: Non-specific description of skin rash. Rash needs to be evaluated by doctor. In general use unscented dye-free skin care products, soaps and clothing detergents. ...Read more

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Do you suggest I get a height and weight chart for kids?

Do you suggest I get a height and weight chart for kids?

CDC site: If you go to the cdc website: www. Cdc. Gov/growthcharts you can pick out one that meets your needs. ...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 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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I am 22 years old I have 2 kids a 3 year old and a 3 week old. I am 5'8 and 83kg just wondering what's the healthy weight for my height? Thanks

I am 22 years old I have 2 kids a 3 year old and a 3 week old. I am 5'8 and 83kg just wondering what's the healthy weight for my height? Thanks

Generally: Ideally you should have a bmi between 20-25.

Your bmi is well with an acceptable range of 27. However bmi >30 are classified as obese.
So if you are planning a pregnancy, keep your weight stable by exercise, healthy eating habits, take Folic Acid 4 mg per day, and minimize alcohol, and no smoking. Healthy babies are gestated in healthy moms. Enjoy. ...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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Does weight lifting safe for kids under 18. With a trainer.&its safe for there height.

Does weight lifting safe for kids under 18. With a trainer.&its safe for there height.

Maybe, maybe not: Strength training is often part of adolescent activities and can be a valuable part of their life. This differs from weight training;which, in a growing child can cause significant injury to growth plates. Strict supervision by qualified trainers in technique with low load practice is safe, but power lifting and full weight training should wait until a kid has reached his/her final height. ...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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What is mean BMI or table for average weight by height for children?

What is mean BMI or table for average weight by height for children?

Tables online: There are many online bmi calculators you can download, entering the child's age, gender, weight and height. 5th-85th %ile is the range of normal. 25th-75th %ile is average. 85th-95th%ile is overweight. > 95th%ile is obese. <5th %ile is underweight. See http://pediatrics.About. Com/cs/usefultools/l/bl_bmi_calc. Htm. ...Read more

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My son does not gain weight. He weighs less than average kids of his age. He is active and also gaining in height?

My son does not gain weight. He weighs less than average kids of his age. He is active and also gaining in height?

Sounds normal: There are natural fluctuations in weight and height as we develop. However, a wellness exam may be in order to ensure that you child is developing normally. ...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