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Wednesday, December 7, 2016
My daughter is 13 and 3 monthes old. She weighes about 147.4 pounds. Her height is 5ft. 4inches. Is she overweight, obese, or just a late bloomer?
She is at the 75th percentile for height and between the 90th and 95th percentile for weight. As far as being a late bloomer, that is difficult to address without having more data on her previous growth and pubertal development.
Michael Spigarelli, MD, PhD
Formerly, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati