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  • Helping a child who's underweight | BabyCenter
    The best way to determine whether your child is underweight — and to find out what to do about it — is to make an appointment with his doctor so she can help you evaluate his weight and his diet.

  • Mommy MD: The Underweight Child
    Over controlling a child can lead to control issues and food “strikes”. If, however, your child is actually dropping off the growth curve or failing to grow at the expected rate, then a diagnostic workup is indicated.

  • Underweight child Symptoms
    This is MedHelp's authoritative resource for underweight child including symptoms, treatment, causes and diagnoses.

  • What Should I Do if My Child Is Underweight?
    Being underweight is not the same as being thin or slender. Some children have a naturally slight build and maintain it with a well-balanced diet and physical activity. This is normal and healthy. However, true underweight may be a sign of dietary, health, or emotional problems.

  • Why Is My Child Underweight?
    Failure to thrive (FTT) is a growth problem in children, especially those younger than two years. A child who fails to thrive is behind in physical growth or size or doesn't gain enough weight.

  • Childrens Weight Loss Center
    Camp Kingsmont is the only weight loss camp for kids which is owned and directed by parents who understand your overweight child. It is also the only camp to earn a license from the nation's leading weight management program for children and their parents

  • Malnutrition and child mortality
    Malnutrition and child mortality If a child is even mildly underweight, the mortality risk is increased. WHO estimates that malnutrition was associated with over half...


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