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Will a small baby stay small all his life?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: Not a guarantee.

It's certainly not a guarantee that a small baby will become a small adult.
Genetics play a big role there.

In brief: Not a guarantee.

It's certainly not a guarantee that a small baby will become a small adult.
Genetics play a big role there.
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Karen Butler
Combination of genetics and nutrition. Eat healthy and then see how you do.

In brief: Not necessarily

It depends on the cause of the "smallness".
Some premature babies may have catch-up growth, ending up the same size as other children. Some babies are small for other reasons and may continue to be small into adulthood.

In brief: Not necessarily

It depends on the cause of the "smallness".
Some premature babies may have catch-up growth, ending up the same size as other children. Some babies are small for other reasons and may continue to be small into adulthood.
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