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Is it worrisome for a child to grow several inches within 4-5 months?

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Dr. Howard Gollup
Pediatrics
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In brief: At certain ages

During the first couple years of life, and again during the adolescent "growth spurt", children can gain in length very quickly.
Your doctor can use standardized growth charts to make sure your child's growth is appropriate.

In brief: At certain ages

During the first couple years of life, and again during the adolescent "growth spurt", children can gain in length very quickly.
Your doctor can use standardized growth charts to make sure your child's growth is appropriate.
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