Height & Weight: Preschooler

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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 h...


Tips for Helping Slightly Overweight Child Be Healthier?

K.H. asks from Boston

I have a child who is on the cusp of a weight problem but also happen to be writing an article about the topic of overweight prevention for Parents magazine. Wonderin...


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...


How Would You Handle a 4 Year Old Sneaking Food?

C.B. asks from Kansas City

okay, i am fairly certain this is something every kid tries at one time or another. my initial reaction (internally) was almost tearful. i remember doing this as a ki...


How to Handle 3-Year Old Potential "Diva"

H.D. asks from Madison

Hi, I want to head this issue off before it gets out of hand. My 3 year old is told on an almost daily basis how cute she is, how petite she is or how beautiful her...


3 Year Old Always "Hugry"...

D.M. asks from Denver

My daughter has started grazing constantly... seems to always be hungry or want a snack. She's always been a healthy size/weight - 50-60 weight and 100 height on the...


Getting My 3 Year Old to Eat!

K.K. asks from Minneapolis

I have an underweight little 3 year old and he is not intersted in eating! His pediatrician recommended Pediasure, but he doesnt like it!


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 overwei...


4-Year Old Daughter with Low Weight...

T.M. asks from Tampa

This seems to be my day for questions. I took my daughter in for her 4-year well check up with her pediatrician. Her ped is absolutely wonderful and I trust her opi...


3 Year Old Thinks She's Fat

R.H. asks from Johnstown

For the last few weeks my 3 year old daughter has been asking me if she is fat and telling me that she thinks she's fat. I am pretty shocked by this because I have ...