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I'm a 21 year old female with a soon to be 4 year old son, my height is 5ft 2 and I weigh 128lb , Is this a normal weight?

I'm a 21 year old female with a soon to be 4 year old son, my height is 5ft 2 and I weigh 128lb , Is this a normal weight?

Yes: Yes, you have a normal weight. Also, instead of ht/wt I would recommend being more concerned about where is your weight, we want to avoid weight in the midsection, as excess belly fat can lead to diabetes and heart disease, so the goal for women is to have waist circumference (at belly button) less than 35 inches and ultimate goal would be 1/2 your height in inches which for you is 31 inches. ...Read more

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How much should my 4 year old boy weight?

How much should my 4 year old boy weight?

Depends on height.: Your son's doctor can review his growth chart with you to see if he's at a good weight for his height and age. If not, your son's doctor can advise you on any changes that may need to be made to get your son's weight where it should be. ...Read more

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What's causing my 4 year old boy to cough continuously at night?

What's causing my 4 year old boy to cough continuously at night?

Asthma/postnasal dri: Asthma, postnasal drip, allergies, reflux, attention seeking behavior can all manifest this way. Talk to your pediatrician! ...Read more

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My 4 year old boy has back pain?

My 4 year old boy has back pain?

Unusual: It can be a reflection of another pain, see the pediatrician for a thorough exam. ...Read more

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What is the average head circumference for a 4 year old boy?

What is the average head circumference for a 4 year old boy?

Head circumference: Head sizes are relatively larger in small children. In a child without headaches, seizures or major organ deformities, the head circumference is genetically determined and you will not be able to do much about it at four years of age. ...Read more

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How can you differentiate between oppositional defiant disorder and just "bad" behavior in 4 year old boy?

How can you differentiate between oppositional defiant disorder and just "bad" behavior in 4 year old boy?

What's "bad"?: Odd is a description of how a child interacts with others by being negative and resistant. "bad" is a moral judgment that can be associated with lots of behaviors. Unacceptable behaviors needed effective correction, hopefully from loving parents who see the good in their child even when the behavior is bad. ...Read more

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Theres this 4 year old boy who can't talk properly he try take the words out but doesn't come out properly what can it be?

Theres this 4 year old boy who can't talk properly he try take the words out but doesn't come out properly what can it be?

Speech defect : Your son can speak but cannot articulate words properly , may be he has hearing problem or oral problem (tongue movement).He needs to have hearing test and to be seen E.N.T. specialist.Also he should be evaluated by speech therapist. Mostly children startspeaking clearly, after speech therapy , which last for few months. ...Read more

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How long for eyebrow hair to regrowth after shaved by razor to stitche wound for 4 year old boy ?

How long for eyebrow hair to regrowth after shaved by razor to stitche wound for 4 year old boy ?

A couple of months: It can take a couple of months for the hair to grow back. If the wound disrupted follicles, that area may not grow back as it was prior to the injury. ...Read more