Is anyone else's 1yr old small for their age?

Bec - posted on 04/20/2010 ( 69 moms have responded )

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My daughter, born march 22.

Is quite small for her age,although she was only born 5lb 10oz.

At her doctors app yesterday she weighed in at 7.5kg or 16lb 5 oz..

they have been worried for sometime that she is far too small fo her age.So yesterday the doctor said to me there may be an underlying problem as to why she is tiny so they got urine sample's and took blood tests...

Im positive she eats enough..

Yesterday she had:



Breakfast- Rice bubble's (with yoghurt not milk) Half a banana,half a peice of toast and a 200ml bottle.



Morning Tea- 4 pikelet's and some dried fruit



Lunch-Apricot chicken (lots of veg & pasta) custard and a mini muffin



Afternoon tea-Fruit bar



Dinner- A mini Quiche, a few mini meatballs , a few peices of Tortellini and some grapes ( she will onle eat things at dinner time that she can feed herself)



then a bottle at bed time...



Has anyone else got a small child, or had a similar thing happen with tests etc?



She is eating enough isnt she?

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Robyn - posted on 04/21/2010

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Hi, My boy was "small" at birth to being 6lb 11. He was in the lower 25th percentile. At the last check up he has grown a lot and is in the upper 50th and growing. He goes thru periods where he eats like a horse and then wont eat much... You are feeding you little one well and you shouldnt be concerned about that. She may just be a slow starter! I also wouldnt be concerned unless your doc comes back with an underlying medical reason.

I also spoke to a woman sometime ago who told me that all of the children in her family were born very small and stayed that way until there early teens at which point in time the shot up. (all around 6 foot).

Just keep up with the good work that you are doing and dont worry to much... As long as your little girl is happy and heathly life will be grand!

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Elyse - posted on 06/04/2013

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My daughter at birth was 4 lbs 3 oz ( 34 weeks) , She was under 5% my whole pregnancy and since born has remained 0% all around. She is now 1 year old and 14 lbs 12 oz, 26 1/2 inch and head cm is 16.5. Doctor has done test and said everything is fine but when i asked about types of dwarfism said at this point it is to early to tell. But when it comes to developement she has met all requirement for a 12month old and some....

Kylie - posted on 05/06/2010

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hi my daughter is 14 months old and at one yr old she was very tiny too mydaughter was 5lb 2 when born andhas taken her a while to catch up with other children she also has a very healthy appetite and it sounds as though u are giving her enuff i wouldnt b to worried ,my daughter is still in 6-9 month old clothes and had tests done herself and ther was nothing wrong she just has a high metabolism i hope it helped a little

Dawn - posted on 05/05/2010

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my daughter was born 31st of march 09, and weighed 7lb 15oz at 8 days overdue. she is absolutely tiny now. eats loads during the day and has about 3 bottles of formula, she has always been underweight but the doctors and health nurse told me that she is fine, that my frame has a lot to answer for. she is happy, actice and healthy so they see no problem. she weighs 19lbs now but does nothing only run around all day, and she has been crawling since 6 months so this also explains why shes quite peitie

Sinead - posted on 05/05/2010

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hi my son was born the 9th of march at 5lb 11 and is small for his age but as the same as ur daughter eats everything and only weighs 14lb and the health nurse that seen him at his 1 year visit is happy with him.
i also have a daughter that is 4 and a half now and only born at 5lb 2 and was always very small the doctors were the same as they are with you but she is now as tall as other kids her age and has no problems.
your doing nothing wrong and i wouldnt be worried al kids are different and grow at different times

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Sounds like my daughter. She was born March 10th and is 7.5 kilos, too. (16ish pounds). They doc took her blood and tested for gluten allergy or thyroid problems, but her blood work came back normal. She eats all day and still nurses 4 times a day. I guess she's just tiny!

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Tiffany - posted on 05/04/2010

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my daughter is born march 4,09 only weighs 20 lbs 10 oz. she was 5 lbs 11 oz at birth. The dr. has always said she is tiny but perfectly healthy, so if nothing comes back on the tests, i wouldn't worry too much. Is she a very active baby? Because i feel that if so they stay a lil smaller. oh and her food habits sound exactly the same as skylah! I just get tired of people telling me how "teenie" she is. when shes perfect to me. As I'm sure yours is too.

Julie - posted on 05/04/2010

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I'm right there with you and the little person!
my daughter was born with a gentic disorder,she was only seven pounds and one ounce to start with,she had eat with a feeding tube in her nose,then had surgery to fix a few things and insert a feeding tube in her belly.when she came home her weight was only six pounds and nine ounces!
for five months we had problems with the feeding tube and until May that was the only way she did eat until her face and throat muscles improved enough for her to eat and drink.
she is seventeen months and is still in her infant car seat and not twenty pounds!!!
but she eats and eats sometimes it looks like her belly is about to pop!
if these test show nothing is physically wrong I'd just smile and nod each time the doctor makes a comment,you will drive yourself nuts thinking,"am I not feeding her right,what's wrong with her now,am I bad mom???"
don't! she sounds like a good eater so far,hang in there.

Julie G. Kentucky

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Don't worry. My daughter was born at 11lb 3oz (no diabetes - I was on prednisone for part of my pregnancy). My dr wanted her to double her birthweight at 6 months, and triple by 1 year. We are far from that!! She is only 20lbs at her 1 year check up. According to her books, she should be checking her out for failure to thrive, but she said she looks good, is healthy. Just tiny like my other girls. She eats plenty. As long as she is eating well and looks healthy, she is ok.

Michaelann - posted on 05/04/2010

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Hun dont worry about it. My daughter is 14 months and she's 15lbs. She was a month early and she JUST got into 3-6months. My family is tiny. My daughter is below average but on her own mini scale. She eats and drinks her milk 8ounces 4times a day with all of the food she eats. She is just tiny

Krystal - posted on 05/04/2010

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Wowsers she's eating heaps! My son is only in the 10th % and weighs about 9.5kgs at 14mths. His weight has only started going up now we have his food allergies sorted out.

Christina - posted on 05/03/2010

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I wouldn't worry!!! My daughter was born March 2,2009 and wieghed 5 lbs. 2 oz... at her 12 month check up she was 15 lbs 8oz...I have always been told she was tiny and she only ranks in the 5th percentile however,she tripled her weight which is what most drs. look for. i am not very big only 5'2 and ALL my kids were small...ranging from 4lbs.8 oz to 6 lbs 5 oz (5 in all) and they all have turned out healthy...oldest being 21 and strong...please don't stress your daughter sounds healthy but i'm sure the dr. is just being thorogh...good luck!!! it helps to look at things from every angle...was she early, your family history, how energetic is she (they burn callories faster then we do lol)

Cassandra - posted on 05/03/2010

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My baby was born March 23, 09 and she is small for her age too. She was 6.5 at birth. Her doc says its nothing to worry about that she will "grow on her own time." That it will just take her a little longer to grow.

Rachel - posted on 05/03/2010

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Kids all grow at their own rate. She is growing and just because it doesnt match up with the "charts" (which, by the way are made by formula companies, not real doctors or medical profsesionals), that doesn't mean she's not healthy.

My little girl is only 20 lbs. She is a CHUNKY MONKEY too! According to the charts she is only 20th percentile. She eats plenty (and still nurses several times a day) and she's growing the way God designed her to. Just because she's not pleasing the doctors charts doesnt mean she's not healthy.

Alice - posted on 05/03/2010

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My Daughter Alexis was born march 2nd 09, she weighted 10lb 5oz after being a week and a day late... shes Now 14 months old. and weights 28lb's even and is 32 and 2/4th Long, our doctor has never been conserned about her weight or anything of like.. shes been growing like a weed and eats a good amount of food... even tho she'll only had milk once a day but its In her bottle.. we're in the Prosses of only useing Bottles at night.. and trying to get to drink from her sippycup during the day.. my Daughter is very active... and Out right refuses to sit in the house and watch tv... i think she hates the tv.. She would much rather be outside playing then inside.. but i think ur feedin ur little girl enough so the docs shouldnt be 2 worried...

Mary - posted on 05/03/2010

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IM A MOTHER OF 3 AND MY FIRST 2 KIDS WAS BETWEEN 7lbs 14oz AND 7lbs 10oz. AND MY LAST BABY WAS BORN ON 3/02/09 AND SHE WAS BORN AT 6lbs 10oz. BUT SHE KEPT LOOSING WIEGHT AND SHE STILL SMALL. SHE WEIGHS 20lbs NOW. SHE GETS SICK ALOT. BUT SHE EATS ALL THE TIME. SO I KEPT TAKING HER TO THE DR'S AND THEN THEY TOLD ME SHE WAS FIND. NOW SHE RUNNING AROUND AND WALKING EVERYWHERE. GETTING INTO EVERYTHING. SHE REALLY THERES NOTHING TO WORRY ABOUT. YOUR DOING EVERYTHING RIGHT. AND YOUR BABY'S GROWING WELL.

Jenna-Lee - posted on 05/02/2010

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My daughter was born march20,2009. and she is 17 pounds. She eats ALOT. She ws 7lbs 3oz when she was born. She is completely healthy. So you dont have anything to worry about.

Brandy - posted on 05/02/2010

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My son was 16 lbs 8 oz on his 12month check-up. He was born 3/12/09 and weighed 5 lbs 12 oz and was 9 days overdue. He eats continuously throughout the day as well. Dr isn't overly concerned about his weight b/c he has been on a normal growth curve. Instead of whole milk he takes 2-3 bottles of pediasure everyday (it has more calories than milk). He has gained about a pound since starting the new high fat/high calorie/ high sugar diet. It seems strange to feed him "junk" food for most of his meals, but the pediatrician and two dietitians have reassured me that this is ok to do at his age.
Good Luck with your little one!

Ivy - posted on 05/02/2010

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As long as the tests are good, then you have nothing to worry about. My daughter was 9 lbs 6 oz when she was born, but after a week she lost weight. Ever since she has been small for her age. I weighed her 2 weeks ago and she just now reached 8 kg. She is very active and eats quite well. She has several snacks and eats 4 meals a day. My midwife and health visitors were all concerned which concerned me, but I feed her really well and she is happy and active. If she is happy and active, then don't worry.

Cornel - posted on 05/02/2010

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Wow ladies, you really put me at ease on this subject! :) My son is 13months and weighs just over 18punds (8.5kg). Although paed keeps saying he is perfect one always worries ;) He eats badly and seems he is forever cutting teeth.. But he is a very bright little boy and chitters all day long, so Im stopping the worrying right now!

Jennifer Lee, I agree with you on the comments.. such a pain.. I would never even dream of approaching someone and saying : " wow but your son is fat for his age isnt he?" hehe

Also my mother in law said my hubby did the exact same thing and then suddenly when he was a teenager he shot past all his friends. He is def not a small guy!

xxx

Wo_jordan - posted on 05/01/2010

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some kids are small and others are bigger thats all my little boy was 7,10 when he was born and now he is about 25 pound but he is tall for his age no baby fat on him but he looks like a two year old and he is one year old. but he dosent eat as much food as your little girl, i wish he would thought lol, but he drinks more milk though your lucky if se will eat all that wow my boy is so picky it very hard

Alexandra - posted on 05/01/2010

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My daughter is 14 months and weighs the same. She's just tiny. I know she eats enough, and she still breastfeeds a lot, too.

Jennifer - posted on 05/01/2010

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My daughter had her one year check up not too long ago and she weighed in at 16.5. My doctor said "aww, how cute she's so petite. I don't think there's anything wrong, unless you think that there's a problem. I wouldn't worry about it.

Lauren - posted on 05/01/2010

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My daughter is 13 months and 8.5 kilos. I wouldn't be too concerned if she is eating well. My little one eats constantly but she is also running around all the time, has always been very active and at the lower end of weight gain. If she looks healthy I would try not to worry, as a bonus you will get plenty of wear out of her clothes! Hopefully all your tests will come back fine. :)

Janet - posted on 04/30/2010

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My daughter was right at 18lbs at 13 months so a bit bigger than yours, but not by much.

I think some babies are just small. As long as she is staying on the same growth curve she should be fine. It sounds like she was born small. Has she stayed that way? Mine was 6'15oz at birth. She did drop from about 20% down to 12%, but they still weren't concerned.

It sounds like she's eating enough, but it's hard to tell for me since my daughter eats like a pig. I think anything would sound less. She even eats more than my 4 1/2 year old son.

Marissa - posted on 04/30/2010

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My daughter born march 23...was 6lbs 4.2oz...19 in...she is currenly 13 months and is 18lbs even. she's perfectly fine..and she is way smart...dr says she's growing fine!

Jennifer - posted on 04/30/2010

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My son was born 3/12/09 and weighed 5 lbs. 13 oz. He was born early b/c I had placenta previa, and he has always been on the smaller side as a result. Doctor says he is following his growth curve perfectly - he weighed almost 20 lbs. at 1 year check-up. The thing that bothers me is when people comment on his size - as if to say he isn't "normal" b/c he is on the smaller side. Strangers need to realize that this can be a very touchy subjects for moms, and not every baby has to be in the 95th percentile to be "normal "...that's why there are growth curves, and every baby is different! I don't know if its ignorance or what....

Sarah - posted on 04/30/2010

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Hi,

my daughter is a few weeks older, and weighs 8.02 KG (16lb 11 I think). She was born 04/03/2009. It sounds to me like your little one is eating plenty, and similar to what Alice eats. The charts are a guide, and do bear in mind that adults vary greatly in size and weight, so why shouldn't babies? The fact that there is an average line tells you that some babies are bigger and some are smaller. They are not clones! How tall is she? Is she on a similar line on both charts? If she is very tall and also very light, that would be slightly more concerning than if she is also "short" on the charts. Alice is still only just coming out of 6-9 mpnth clothes at almost 14 months, so she is generally diddy, but her dad is only 5 foot 1.5, so it is not unlikely she will be a small adult too!

Hope that helps.......contact me for a chat if you like :-)

Sarah
(Mummy to Lucy 19/09/2005 and Alice 04/03/2009)

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I have just gone through the same thing with my little boy who turned 1 on 25th March. I have done all the blood tests and everything too don't let it get to you my boy WONT eat so your little girl is eating enough for the 2 of them! Hunter was born 6lb.8oz & has been small ever since but he used to eat well now its a struggle to get him to eat at all he is surviving on a mouthful here & there & bottle of vanilla Up&Go.

Lindy - posted on 04/29/2010

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My daughter was born 3/25/09 and also weighs about 16lbs. She was 7lbs 14.9oz when she was born so not small by "dr standards". Just a tiny girl! She is happy and healthy! I was always very petite as a kid and fell off the charts, they told my mom I was "failure to thrive" those charts are averages. I am NOT saying that getting her tested was not the smart thing to do just in case, but my little one eats more than my toddler who is a solid kid and she isn't very big. Those charts bother me, look at the differences in adults! Everyone is different (: Try not to stress your are not the only one.

As for eating enough, If she is feeding herself and you give her 3 meals with snacks in between then she will eat till she has had enough. I honestly thought my first daughter was absorbing her food through her skin she didn't eat much at all and just drank a ton of D milk... kids are so different!

Carissa - posted on 04/29/2010

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Hello my daighter was born march10th and she is only now hitting 17 pounds however ive never had a doctor say he was concerned because she has been tiny all along. she is 13 months and can still fit into 6 month clothes. so i wouldnt be too concerned we just have petite girls they will grow

Janelle - posted on 04/28/2010

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My son doesn't rate on the percentiles in height or weight. The doctor isn't concerned at all as he is a good eater, good sleeper, reaches his milestones and is extremely active. He also had extremely oversized adenoids and inner ears issues but since having his adenoids removed and tubes put in he finds drinking much easier. If he stops growing or starts losing weight then it is time to worry.

Shannon - posted on 04/28/2010

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I would try doing milk in a sippie cup too. My daughter loves choc. Milk with her lunch. Or maybe more yogurt??

Heather - posted on 04/28/2010

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My daughter was born 3/27/09 at 7 lbs 0.9 oz....at each of her visits they said she was small. She was in the 25% for her age. The pediatrician told us that as long as she is consistently gaining weight that there is nothing to worry about, since that first visit she is consistently gaining weight so they call her a little peanut now! She weighed in at 19.3 lbs at her 1 year visit.

Lisa - posted on 04/28/2010

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Don't even worry...she eats a ton! My daughter was premature... she was born march 7th... weighed in 3lbs 2 oz. At her 1 year (corrected age) appt she was only 17lbs 4 oz and 28 inches tall. They're just saying she's petite... your daughter eats waaaay more than mine does. I think mine drinks more milk though..so that may be why yours eats more.

Katie - posted on 04/28/2010

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If your daughter is happy, sleeping good, and energetic, I wouldn't worry about her size. My daughter was 18lbs 5ozs and 29 1/2 inches at one year so she is thin and tall for her age. She looks tiny compared to other one year old's. But I don't stress because she eats good and plays and is happy.

Just one thing I would suggest is if your daughter is only drinking milk in the morning and before bed and she refuses milk at other times, increase the amount of milk she is getting during those two feedings. If you cannot increase the amounts of times she is getting milk during the day, increase the amount given to her when she does get it.

I guess it is important for a baby to drink plenty of milk (my doc said 16-24 ounces a day) because of the nutrients and the fat.

Hope this helps.

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My son is quite little for his age. At his one year check up he was only 17lbs 9oz and 33 inches long. My doctor told me because he eats normally (actually he eats more then my four year old) I have nothing to worry about. My oldest who is four only weighs in at 31 lbs. I wouldn't worry too much unless she isn't eating she might just be naturally tiny.

Pam - posted on 04/27/2010

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my son Khristian was born 6 weeks early weighing in at 5lbs 13 oz, came home at 5lbs 7 oz 3/31/10, at his one year check up he was 23 lbs and 29 inches tall (almost as round as he is tall), he eats all the time no worries! babies will eat when they are hungry, he is runny around crazy, we call Khris a tropical storm in the am, by noon time he is a full catagory 5 hurricane!
-Pam

Kate - posted on 04/27/2010

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Hi! I know exactly how you feel! My daughter weighed 15lbs 8 oz at her 1 year check up... so she is 0% on the growth charts. But she eats like your little girl. My pediatrician has been watching her but she has been consistantly small. She hasnt dropped weight or slowed down in her growth. She is just small for her age. He, my dr, is keeping an eye on her but says that she is just small. He isnt worried about her unless she stops gaining weight.
Truth be told he is my second dr. Our first pediatrician was a b#@*h!! We saw her untill my daughter Kylie was a month and a half. She ran all of these tests on her and they all came back normal and at every appt she blamed me for her being small. Kylie was 7lbs 7 oz when she was born but she doesnt gain weight as fast as a "normal" baby. According to this dr the "normal" baby gains an oz a day while my little one was gaining 3/4 an oz a day. I know that doesnt sound like much different but it adds up in a month to be much smaller. Anyway, every time I went to this dr I left almost in tears and feeling like a horrible mom. Even at that age she was eating really well. I ended up finding a different dr (the one I have now) because none of the tests showed anything and she was threatening more tests and my baby was healthy and happy. I just couldnt do it, I couldnt put her and our family through it so I decided to get a second opinion and it was the best thing I could do. He took a close look at the test results, did a huge family history and a full exam of my baby and told me I was growing a ballerina. That is when he told me we are going to watch her and as long as she continues the way she is we arent going to worry. And it has been fantastic. She is so happy and healthy. She eats so much food!!!! She sleeps well and she is amazing. She is just small.
I hope that you are doing well with your little girl! It sounds like you are doing everything a mom could! You are amazing and dont let anyone tell you otherwise!
Good luck, Keep me posted!
-Kate

Robyn - posted on 04/27/2010

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My son seems to have you beat - he's 13 months, and while in the 25th percentile for growth, he's off the charts (3rd %) for weight. At last weigh in, he was 16 lbs+ and had lost a pound in about 2 months. We've had a difficult time keeping him interested in food, and he's extremely active - he had an early start at walking (it was late November, at 8 months).



We went to a nutritionist today, and here's what she had to say:

1. 500 ml of homo milk per day will ensure he's meeting and surpassing his protein requirements. Also, cereals, grains are great for iron, which is a concern for us

2. There are supplement options you can try - Pediasure or Resource (needs only 300 ml/day) - they're like Boost for babies. Replace your milk feedings with these for a while

3. Offer milk after meals, not before or during

4. If you're having a hard time with quantity, make up for it with quality. Add calories where you can - whipping cream in oatmeal (which is 100 calories per oz), sour cream and cheese in potatoes, butter or margarine on bread, etc. The goal is more calories then grams/mls

5. Watch for behavioural queues - kids are smart, and will hold out for the treats if they know they're coming. Behavioural-related scenarios are less likely to present when you:

- don't offer snack options at meal times (crackers, dry cereal, etc.) - rather, have a few options presented and stick to them

- stick to the schedule. If they're not going to eat lunch, wait until snack time to try again. If you offer too soon, they may come to expect that meal times revolve around when they feel like it, rather than a schedule

- Avoid offering juice for a while. Offer water instead. Juice can give kids just enough to go on and will supress the appetite

Jennifer - posted on 04/27/2010

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Wow, I wish I could get my little peanut to eat that much! She doesn't eat much at all and is small or at least compared to my sons' were at the same age. She was born on 3/16 and had her checkup that day and weighed about 18lbs 10 oz (she was 8lbs even at birth) and I believe she was 29 in. long. The doctor said she was right where she's suppose to be.

Brigitte - posted on 04/27/2010

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Hi Bec. I have a 13month old baby boy who weighs 18lbs 13.oz & is 29inches long. I have to tell myself that he will grow when he is ready or i will jump off the brooklyn bridge!! Good luck with your tests.

Heather - posted on 04/27/2010

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i wouldnt worrie about it my daughter was born a day before urs. she weighed in at 5lbs 2oz. she now weighs in at 15lbs 6oz. my doctor said that she just might not have hit her growth spurt yet. she hasnt grown in 4 months. she eats plenty she just is a small baby she will grow in time

Jennifer - posted on 04/27/2010

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I also have 13 month old twin girls, who were born small ( 4.11 and 5.4 lbs) and have stayed small. They now weigh 17 and 19 lbs, just had their 1 yr. check up. The doctor is a bit concerned about the smaller one, but she has been gaining and staying on the curve in the 10th percentile, until this last check up where she dropped to the 5th. He will watch for her to pick up in the next visit. He says as long as they are steadily gaining and staying in the same percentile curve, they are fine.

Don't worry about it as long as she seems healthy to you. And, just like when people try to lose to lose weight, it's not a good idea to weigh constantly because weight does fluctuate. Monthy weigh-ins are probably good enough. Good luck!

Baeyah - posted on 04/26/2010

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My daughter was born on 13 March weighing 3.42 kg. Now, at 13 months, she's only 8.3kg. She's like a featherweight in her own right. She has no eating issues so I guess she's just small--built dat's all. Both my husband and I were quite small when we were babies too so I guess it just is like that for her as well.

Kimberly - posted on 04/26/2010

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My son was born 3/25 and weighed 10#3oz. At his 12 mo visit, he was only 20#. Actually at about 9 months, he wasn't gaining weight well,so we met with a nutritionist and fortified his breast millk and formula. They feel like he is gaining good weight now. It sounds like your daughter is eating alot and as long as she keeps gaining, I bet she will be fine. We did do blood test and everything came out ok.

Carisa - posted on 04/26/2010

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I have two daughters, both of whom were large babies (7lbs 10 oz and 8 lbs 1 oz) My youngest turned 1 on Mar 25 and weighted in at 17 lbs 8 oz. Both of my girls were at the lower end of the weight curve the entire first year...their doctor has decided they just follow their own growth curve and nothing is wrong...in general, kids eat when they are hunger, so I wouldn't worry (although you probably will anyway!) I'm sure she's fine!

Amy - posted on 04/26/2010

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My little one too is a peanut. She was about 7.5 kgs at her one year too. My ped isn't concerned as even though she isn't gaining tons of weight, she continues to grow in length. She was 75 cm I think at the last appt (about 75%). Another issue we have is that Tilly won't drink any milk or formula from bottle or sippy! She bfeeds morning and night, then we try to ply her with as much calcium products as possible during the day. I think it sounds like your little one is doing great!

Leanne - posted on 04/26/2010

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My daughter was 7 pound 6 when she was born on march 13th, at her 12 month check up she was only 19 pounds. She is at the very bottom of the scale.(in weight, length and head size) but always had been both when breast fed and then when i put her onto formula on their advice. She will only eat what she can feed herself. But shes happy and healthy, she is almost running and sleeps great at night and rarely has cranky moments. Shes just meant to be petite, possibly your daughter is the same. But you are definatly feeding her enough, i wish i could get my daughter to eat that much!

Mandy - posted on 04/26/2010

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I wouldn't worry...my daughter was 6pnds 12 ounces when she was born but then lost 10 ounces...She has always been on the petite side since she was born...and thats what her pediatrician always tells us. My daughter has just now started gaining weight at 13 months. I wouldn't worry as long as she is constantly gaining at her doctors visits..I wouldn't worry she is just going to be petite...:)

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