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our pediatrician think her measurements and teeth make her about 11

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I am adopting a little girl from Ethiopia. Most of the children in the orphanage are younger than she is. Observers think she is 12 or 13 but the international doctor as well as our pediatrician think her measurements and teeth make her about 11. Who's right?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Vikas replied 7 years ago.

Hello Mam

Age determination is a scientific process which is done on the basis of specific criteria laid down specially for this purpose. Many a times a child may appear bigger or smaller than his or her real age and this could be a possibility with this child also.

Please go through the link given below to find out more.

Age Determination



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