Height & Weight: Tween

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My Daughter Afraid of Being Overweight

C.W. asks from New York

My daughter is 4'6 and a quarter weighs 74.2 pounds 10 december 11. is she overweight? she seems average. Her 4'3 best friend 9 years old weighs 58 pounds says she ove...


Getting 13 Year Old to Wear a Bra!

S.L. asks from Grand Junction

A dear friend of mine is having trouble getting her 13 year old to wear a bra. The daughter is quite stubborn, and still embarrassed of anything 'girly' (she refuses t...


13 Year Old Son Refuse to Eat

S.G. asks from Lakeland

My son goes thur these phase's were he doesn't want to eat. He will go all day without eating. He is not depressed or has any issues. This doesn't go on for days. It j...


Overweight Child

B.G. asks from Jackson

I have a 7 year old daughter who weighs 90 pounds. She is tall for her age, which is a little why she is oveweight, but she also is very round. She doesn't just sit ...


Bikinni for 13 Year Old

K.P. asks from Washington DC

My daughter is 13 and wears a bikinni which i am fine with. But when she went swimming with her friends i noticed they were all wearing tankinnies. She is very skinny ...


12 Year-old BOY - Weigt Loss Suggestions

K.T. asks from Chicago

My 12 year-old son has been very conscious about his weight lately. Although he IS on the chubby side, I don’t necessarily see him as OBESE although that's his doct...


Underweight 3-Year Old

A.P. asks from New York

My son, while on his growth curve, is in the 1 percentile for his age (3-1/4 years old weighing 26 pounds). His brother and sister are in the 10th percentile and my hu...


Help!! 12 Yr Old Step Daughter Overweight and Gains 5-? Lbs When Goes to Mom's

T.T. asks from Houston

I don't know what to do.. I have a 12 yr old step daughter who is 5'2 and 146 lbs I have her on a diet..she diets and exercises when she is home, she lives with us.. I...


Overweight Teenage Daughter

P.B. asks from Davenport

My daughter, 13, just had a physical. She is 5'4" and weighs 178 lbs. I was a little shocked to hear how much she weighs. Her family on her dad's side are all overweig...


Good Book for 12 Year Old Girl with Body Image Issues?

B.C. asks from Dallas

My 12 year old niece just had a birthday and will be having her party in a few weeks after they move. I want to get her a good book about her body changing or about po...