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Child's height prediction calculator with bone age?

Child's height prediction calculator with bone age?

Use with caution...: ...As the simple number spit out by these calculators only tells a small piece of the story. But here's one link: http://growthcalc.Chip.Org/growthcalc. ...Read more

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What could cause a toddler not to gain weight when they eat well balanced appetite? 18 month old not gaining weight and in 17th percentile

What could cause a toddler not to gain weight when they eat well balanced appetite? 18 month old not gaining weight and in 17th percentile

Many reasons: It could be that the patient is not eating enough calories, or is expending too many calories or is not absorbing calories into his body. Follow-up with the pediatrician and follow his growth charts to try to figure out the cause. ...Read more

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2yo boy. 18.1 BMI (86th percentile) and trending upwards. Need recommendations on books/websites on toddler weight management.

2yo boy.  18.1 BMI (86th percentile) and trending upwards.  Need recommendations on books/websites on toddler weight management.

Elevated BMI: Have your physician do a thorough check up and do any labs, such as thyroid screening. Talk to a nutritionist and visit the American Pediatric Academy site, healthy kids.org to help with dietary management. Avoid feeding by other household members. All the best. ...Read more

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My toddler does not drink milk at all after she gave up bottle. Should I be concerned about growth and strong bones?

My toddler does not drink milk at all after she gave up bottle. Should I be concerned about growth and strong bones?

Calcium: If she is between 1 and 2 years, she should have whole milk, about 16oz/day,for the fat, as well as Ca. If she is over 2, then she needs calcium, but it doesn't need to be from milk. Ca for 1-3y is 500mg, 4-8 is 800mg, and 9-18y is 1300mg. They now make juices and other foods with added Ca, or you can use a supplement, even Tums (calcium carbonate). ...Read more

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Can having your tonsils and adenoids removed cause a growth spurt in a toddler?

Can having your tonsils and adenoids removed cause a growth spurt in a toddler?

How large?: If his tonsils and adenoids are so large they are interfering with his breathing or eating, it is possible that nutritionally he will improve after surgery. ...Read more

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Low co2, elevated anion gap, elevated pH of 7.5, low creatinine of . 2 in toddler with slow growth born prematurely at 31 weeks ga & 2 vessel cord?

Low co2, elevated anion gap, elevated pH of 7.5, low creatinine of . 2 in toddler with slow growth born prematurely  at 31 weeks ga & 2 vessel cord?

Consider...: ...The possibility of a genetic or metabolic disease which will create excess anions (the anion "gap"). Examples would include Lactic Acid built up in cells that undergo anaerobic metabolism, or acids that build up such as ketoacids in the face of diabetes. A 2 vessel cord suggests a kidney or genetic anomaly and should have a genetics and nephrology evaluation. ...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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How to know that I am ovulating using calculator?

How to know that I am ovulating using calculator?

You don't: Calculators make assumptions that everybody ovulates and that everybody has periods every month. However, this may not necessarily be the case. Calculator will just give you an ovulation date 2 weeks prior to your menses. To be certain that you actually ovulate, you should purchase an opk and use it as directed, generally start testing ~ day 10 if you have regular periods. ...Read more

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Where to find due date calculator based on due date?

Due Date: See if this is what you are looking for: http://americanpregnancy.Org/duringpregnancy/pregcalc.Html. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as a reverse due date calculator?

Is there such thing as a reverse due date calculator?

Sort of: If your due date is based off of an ultrasound, you could then see when you most likely had your menses and when you conceived. Is that what you mean? If you are sure of your menstrual period, it should correlate closely with your due date from an ultrasound. I hope that helps. :). ...Read more