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Weight gain stopped again after first 6 months for my 5 year old...

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My now 5 year old was diagnosed almost a year ago.  In the first 6 months after going gluten free, we saw a 3 lb weight gain and she grew 2 inches.  Her numbers were a little bit improved, but not near normal still.  She has not gained any more weight since September and I think she may have grown one inch.  Should I be concerned?  We'll have more blood work in about 2 months.  I'm just worried and paranoid she's getting gluten somewhere in her diet that I'm overlooking...  I think I'm being crazy cautious (no eating out, entirely gluten free home, pack food if we visit anyone).

Any thoughts would be appreciated!  Thank you!


Mom to 2 young kids with celiac, diagnosed March 2015

*Gluten free household

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It sounds like she has had some growth and that is good news!  What do you mean she still is not normal?  Is that based on growth charts?  Is she still off the chart in both height and weight?  

I am sure you are doing a great job keeping her gluten free.  The test in two months will tell if she is steadily improving.  Your  doctor can check her growth too.

My kid so far does not have celiac disease, but she was always in the 5% section in weight and 50% in height.  She cracked 10% finally when she went to kindergarten.  I attribute her weight gain to the junk food she was exposed to along with the fact that she comes from little people!  She is a buff high school water polo player now -- all muscle but still slender!  

 

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