Ellen - posted on 11/20/2008 ( 3 moms have responded )
Hi all. My daughter was born 5weeks early in April 2007, she was in the nicu for 5 days but for a rapid heart rate which did clear on its own once we came home. She is now 19months and she is active and healthy and meeting all her miltestones either on time or slightly early. But I am wondering about these growth charts. She has always been slightly below the 50th percentile, on height and weight, I was told since she always has been it is okay, as long as she does not drop. So I am wondering is this okay?
We have had quite a few people now tell us she is small for her age especially when they hear she will be 2 next year. But I am assuming that is cause she was a preemie... but I prefer to think she is dainty or petite!