My 5 year old daughter looks pale and just lost 7 pounds is this common?
â« Shawnn âªâ«â« - posted on 08/22/2013
Then I'd wait for the labs, as excruciatingly frustrating as that can be...
Generally, it's not uncommon in my experience for kiddos going thru a growth spurt to lose a few pounds quickly, but it's also better to be safe than sorry!
Good luck...I'm sure everything will be fine ;-)
Erika - posted on 08/22/2013
She weight a heafty 60lbs and is down to 53lbs, we have had a lot of summer activity and she did recently have strep throat. We did a complete lab work up but the results aren't back yet. Instead of getting worked up I wanted to reach out and see if it's common to for sturdy children to eventually thin out or is it more serious?
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