Normal Height & Weight: Preschooler

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Low Percentile

K.S. asks from Topeka

my daughter is 12 months old and is in the 20-25th percentile for weight. she is in a higher percentile for her height, though. she is reaching her developmental mile...


Underweight 4 Year Old

S.B. asks from Albany

I have twins and one is underweight, weighs only 28 lbs at 4 years old when the other one weighs 33 lbs. The doctor is not really worried about the one that weighs 33...


Overweight Toddler

M.C. asks from Detroit

Hi Moms, I don't know how seriously I should take this. I took my 3 year old to the doctor yesterday for a well visit and was told that he is overweight. He is 37...


Daughter Is in 3Rd Percentile for Weight

S.H. asks from San Francisco

Does anyone have any experience with their children being in a very low percentile for weight? My daughter is in the 3rd percentile for weight. She is very petite, bu...


Weight in the Lower Percentile....

B.L. asks from San Francisco

Hi Moms! My 10 1/2 month son has not been gaining much weight. He's about 20lbs and 32 inches long. This puts him in the 20-50th percentile weight-wise (dropped from ...


97+ Percentile Growth a Problem?

S.F. asks from Chicago

My son is two and has been "off the charts" (over 97th percentile) in terms of height and weight (but not "overweight") since about 6 months old. (He is about 37.5 in...


12 Mo Old "Underweight"

S.S. asks from Rochester

Hello everyone! We took our 12 mo old to her 1 year check up and said they were concerned about her weight. That her height was fine but her weight was in the 15th pe...


Does This Mean My Child Could Be Overweight??

A.R. asks from Boston

Hi ladies, my daughter had her 5 yr check today, she was 5 in september and weighs 40 pds, I forget the height inches but she is in the 30th percentile for her height...


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...


Genetically Underweight?

J. asks from Dallas

I am married and a mama to to VERY skinny guys! My husband is 6'4', his weight dips between 120-135 lbs depending on his diet. He cannot seem to gain any weight, he h...