Hi! I would like to help you with your question.
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well she's really active and really picky about what she eats. The same thing happened when she was 3 with her height. She was at 35% and dropped to 18% at her 3 baby check up. Her ped assured me it was fine and at that age she gets into her own pattern and it does play a big role in height. But her height has been the same area ever since. She has grown a lot in height this year too. Already 3 inches in 9 months!
So she's back in the 32 nd percentile for height!
She was always height no weight at one visit and weight no height next visit! So maybe this is her height no weight time! She has also had 8 cavities filled and 1 crown since January! Maybe that's part of it. The stressor I mean!
So 42% to 34% is not bad right...she didn't even cross a curve! I know they say they worry when the cross 2 lines and even sometimes It is normal. My niece dropped off. They ran all these tests and nothing. Her ped got to looking at it and he said she has grown about the same rate as always, she just grows so little at the time she kinda fell off the chart. That was 3 years ago and she's still tiny but growing!
One last thing and I will get off here! :) So you think it's fine she's only gained 2.2 pounds in 9 months? I mean nothing for me to worry about right? And she always goes to all her well baby's! But when you said "make sure to go to them" you weren't meaning that out of worry...you were just meaning that in general like all kids need to go to well baby checkups so they can be measured how they are growing right?
I pulled her card from her well baby in July and I was wrong. She was 34.4, nit 34.2 she was 45% NOT 42% does that make a difference or is your answer still the same?
He said that about "settling in" when her height dropped, but now her height is almost back up to where it was. Or does the settling in go for both height and weight?
I responded earlier...see above! :)
So you are saying the settling in that he said was meant for both height and weight? Not just height!
Ok so bc her height went from 35th to 18th, but her weight stayed in the 40s....now her height is back up to the 30s and her weight is now in the 30s...so they are evening out now and she's around about the same place for height and weight (they are finally not on two different ends of the spectrum) so now she's finding her "settling pattern" curve for height and weight! So maybe that's why her weight slowed down and height increased so they would catchup to each other?
I know your tired of me responding! But last response I promise!! Just wanting to ASK if that was normal for her weight to slow down and her height to speed/catch up so they could be closer in percentiles? Just reading what u said about "you don't want their weight to continue to gain at the same pace and the height to slow down and vice versa" but that's kinda what happened...her height sped up and weight slowed down, but now they are at about the spot! But if I'm understanding you correctly u were saying her height shouldnt go to from 18 to 65 and her weight go from 45 to 9...right? But what happened with her was ok because the height caught up to the weight and the weight went down a bit to catch up with the height?
Ok! So it was normal for her height to speed up and weight to slow down so they could even out?