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    Quote Originally Posted by Mamasupial View Post
    My daughter is very much the same so I feel your pain.
    Is your girl eating? Or gone up in the % range again?

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    Hi OP, I recently came across my son's growth chart. As you can see he was tiny (9.5kg at 2.5yo) and a long way below the 3% line. He was a poor eater, had loads of tests and was super active...There was absolutely nothing wrong with him. He was just small and had a super fast metabolism. Just after age 4 he started actually gaining weight and by 6 he was an average sized boy, who eats well. I am just posting as sometimes there is no medical reason for "failure to thrive". As long as your daughter remains on the same growth curve, and is happy and active you are doing a great job! Just keep offering her food, she'll get there!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kaybaby View Post
    Hi OP, I recently came across my son's growth chart. As you can see he was tiny (9.5kg at 2.5yo) and a long way below the 3% line. He was a poor eater, had loads of tests and was super active...There was absolutely nothing wrong with him. He was just small and had a super fast metabolism. Just after age 4 he started actually gaining weight and by 6 he was an average sized boy, who eats well. I am just posting as sometimes there is no medical reason for "failure to thrive". As long as your daughter remains on the same growth curve, and is happy and active you are doing a great job! Just keep offering her food, she'll get there!
    Thank you for sharing that. I can't say she has a fast metabolism as she doesn't eat much, however she is an extremely happy child and active.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nafsika View Post
    Is your girl eating? Or gone up in the % range again?
    She only eats particular foods. She hasn't gone up much in her percentiles. Weight was born 91, dropped to 6th at 3 months, went up to 25th and is now on the 15th. I've been told to expect her to stay around 10-20.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mamasupial View Post
    She only eats particular foods. She hasn't gone up much in her percentiles. Weight was born 91, dropped to 6th at 3 months, went up to 25th and is now on the 15th. I've been told to expect her to stay around 10-20.
    ok, here we battle to get food into her. It's. It's very frustrating....

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    Yea food is a battle here too. She does have a small list of things she eats though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mamasupial View Post
    Yea food is a battle here too. She does have a small list of things she eats though.
    Least she eats it. Here she has stopped. I have no idea why.

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    How much weight has she lost?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mamasupial View Post
    How much weight has she lost?
    I have not checked in the last few days, I think I'm too scared too.

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    I had this problem when my DS was young he has outgrown it now. Just don't do what I did and send your self nuts with daily or weekly weighing. Check every 2 weeks instead that way you'll be able to see how much is being lost or gained. If you weigh daily it'll always be different because it fluctuates.

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