Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Concerned parent | 2011/01/24

Q.

weight and Length

Hi doc. I know you had too many weight questions, sorry to do this to you. My son''s height is 62.5 and weighs 8kg''s,he''s 4months old. They say he''s too big, should i be worried?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

No problem, you are welcome.Your baby's length is just about on the average for his age,but his weight is well above the average for his age [90th percentile, top 10% of all 4 month babies].It would be best to wait until he is 6 months old before starting solids.

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