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Height Gain Seems To Have Slowed Down


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#16 maximoo

 
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Posted 27 May 2012 - 02:20 PM

Nannu, DD grew another 1/2 inch! So since her physical in Jan she has grown 1 in & put on 3-4 lbs. Your girl is very young so she still has plenty of time to grow--chk her height 2-3x a yr.
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Posted 27 May 2012 - 04:35 PM

Good to hear.


My daughter didn't grow somewhere between 6 1/2 and 7 1/2. That is what triggered her pediatrician to look at her thyroid. They found it was way low. I do believe that everyone here is correct, it is probably just a normal thing. But...since hypothyroidism can stunt growth, too and it goes often with celiac....have them do a blood test when they draw her blood the next time. That will rule out anything else weird going on.
I did not know that about the feet. That is good to know. I have been commenting on my daughters feet growing!
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