My 4 yr old is 16 kgs and 5 yr old is 17 kgs. Both are really tall which makes them look skinny.
This was the reason that I checked out his height/weight on a children's BMI calculator to give me a rough idea. He's fine percentile wise, though his trajectory is off (he's 90th for height, 25th for weight), but enter his height/weight into the calculator and he was completely within the normal healthy range.
I do often wonder if we're just not used to seeing the scope of healthy average these days? I mean, think of how many children (and adults!) are overweight these days, perhaps we have become so accustomed to seeing this, that when we see a slim child (or adult!), we start to wonder if they are *too* slim, y'know? It's something I ponder, anyway
Last edited by Lillynix; 31-10-2014 at 15:22.
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