2 yr weight check

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Re : 2 yr weight check

Postby caitlynsmama » Mon Mar 05, 2007 04:27 pm

My dd is 3 1/2 and she is around 36 inches and 32 pounds. Her ped thinks she is doing great as she is gaining weight. Caitlyn was the exact same way when she was 2, only around 24 pounds. My 19 month old is now 24 pounds and counting and she was a 36 weeker. If the ped is not concerned, I would try and not be. They all seem to have growth spurts here and there before you know it.

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Re : 2 yr weight check

Postby bethany123 » Wed Feb 28, 2007 10:17 am

Thank you for all your comments. Her appointment was a few weeks ago and the doctor wasn't worried since she has grown and gained weight since her last visit.

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Re : 2 yr weight check

Postby christine lyn » Sun Jan 21, 2007 04:50 pm

My son is 36" tall and 27 lbs. His ped. has said how he's tall for his age (2) but is on the thin side which is fine. I find it funny how tall he is when he was only 13 in long when born. Just yesterday someone ask me if he was 3 years old and I said no he's 2.

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Re : 2 yr weight check

Postby sckitzo » Wed Jan 17, 2007 10:55 am

My daughter is two next week, or by her adjusted age 21 months and is just now started to grow out of some of her 12 months pants. She is 30" and 18.2 pounds. She is a little tike but very healthy. I dought that she will ever be an average size.

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Re : 2 yr weight check

Postby mommy1st » Wed Jan 10, 2007 00:24 am

My son is 17 months old, adjusted 15 months and is 30 1/2 inches long and weighs 23Ibs 5 oz.
He is very narrow in the waist(wish I could say the same about myself!!)and has always been. His 12month pants are still a little big on him and I have to roll them up!

Kara is right we preemie moms still have to worry about their weight but moms of full term babies get to stop worrying once they are 3 months old!
I have a friend whose son gets half and half in with his milk to fatten his up. I am sure pedisure does the same thing for kids.
Good luck and hope you get the anwser you are looking for.

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Re : 2 yr weight check

Postby melody » Tue Jan 09, 2007 08:37 pm

My daughter is 21 months old (by birthdate, but 19 months old by gestational age) and 29", 19lbs. Like the others have said, as long as she is growing consistently and eating well, then everything is probably fine. BTW -- she's a tall one!

My pediatrician said if I'm concerned about her calories or think she's being too fussy of an eater to get enough in her daily, try giving her Pediasure. That'll pack in some more calories. Maybe that will help?

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Re : 2 yr weight check

Postby mama2twins » Wed Dec 27, 2006 09:47 pm

I agree that what really matters is that she is growing and not losing weight. My girls weigh 22 1/2 lbs and are 33 1/2 inches tall at almost 2 years and almost 5 months and the pedi has never been concerned.

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Re : 2 yr weight check

Postby ozierja » Wed Dec 27, 2006 04:08 pm

My 2 y/o is very small for her age...at about 1% on the curve in height and weight but just fine!

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Re : 2 yr weight check

Postby heather j » Wed Dec 27, 2006 04:05 pm

My 2 1/2 y.o. son is the exact same. He's about 35" and 25#. He's just always been small, but steady - and according to the ped - steady is what counts.

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Re : 2 yr weight check

Postby deerhart » Wed Dec 27, 2006 02:00 pm

Its not the amount of weight but the pattern of growth that they watch.

Heck Alex took a dump from 75% height to 25% height and really the Ped isn't that concerned (we don't think he's grown in the last 18 months and then this month took an inch and a half leap!) as they think its more of a transient phase.

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