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Small/Slow Growing 16 Month Old

My son Gavyn is 16 months old. At his 15 month check-up, he was 17lbs 7oz, 29 inches long and 18in head. He's quite nearly off the charts small, so Gavyn's pediatrician and I decided to have a bone scan and blood work done to explore this further. (His growth curve is fairly steady, he's just very small) The bone scan turned up normal, but his pediatrician decided that he wasn't clear on some of the blood work, and is sending us to an endocrynologist. My husband is on the large side, 6ft, and I am very short, 4ft 11in. Gavyn seems...