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Im 22 years old, 5'3, i have a son, and i weight 148. am i overweight? what is the average weight for a woman like me?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine

In brief: Size

Your body mass index is 26 with healthy range being 23 to 27 kg/sq-m. For a height of 5 foot 3 inches low weight is 111, target is 128 and high is 148.

In brief: Size

Your body mass index is 26 with healthy range being 23 to 27 kg/sq-m. For a height of 5 foot 3 inches low weight is 111, target is 128 and high is 148.
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Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine

In brief: Mildly Overweight

Based on your Body Mass Index (BMI), standard calculation to determine if someone is underweight / normal / overweight, you are mildly overweight.
A normal BMI is considered 18.5-24.9 You can utilize the web site below to determine the ideal body weight for your height: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm

In brief: Mildly Overweight

Based on your Body Mass Index (BMI), standard calculation to determine if someone is underweight / normal / overweight, you are mildly overweight.
A normal BMI is considered 18.5-24.9 You can utilize the web site below to determine the ideal body weight for your height: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm
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