Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: grace | 2009/12/15

Q.

height and weight

my Lg is almost 23 months this december. her height 77cm and weight 13.50 kg. She used to be bigger than this before she started walking.but what worries me is that her height doesnt change in relation to her weight. is this normal or im just worried about nothing?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your little girl's weight is above the average for her age but her height is well below average.In fact her height is on the lowest [2nd percentile] line of the children's growth chart. This is very unusual and I recommend that she be seen by a paediatrician about this.

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