Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: nicci | 2008/12/08

Q.

sons weight

my son was born at 34 weeks weighing 3.8kg and has always been a big boy but suddenly i am concernd he is no 9 years old and tall around 1.53m and weighing 49.7kg hes got a tummy and loves to eat i am trying to encourage healthy habits anetc do i need to be alarmed?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your son is really a giant. His height and weight are far, far above the average for a 9 year old boy, but they are in balance. So there is no need for concern.

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