Quoting Angel [Mariah's Mommy]:" BMI calculators for anyone are such bullsmurf"
Quoting Angel [Mariah's Mommy]:" BMI calculators for anyone are such bullsmurf"especially for kids. they're ridiculous.
Quoting Allissa Specht:" BMI calculators do not take into account muscle tone, or even the way your bones are formed! I was OBESE at 5'4 175, but yet my ribs, hips and collar bone all stuck out"
Quoting A, E & W's mommy:" My first question is does anyone know if these BMI calculators for kids are even valid? I just did my ... [snip!] ... but I'm wondering what I could change in his diet to get more fat on him. Any suggestions for high fat, child friendly foods?"
Quoting Jillian Lindsey:" talk to his DR the DR can give you his true BMI to me he sounds healthy and normal "
Quoting Allissa Specht:" Wanted to add that my 5 year old is 43 lbs and 49 inches tall but I think he's perfect and so does the doctor"
Quoting A, E & W's mommy:" His current doctor is a total idiot who I'm sure got his degree from a cracker jacks box His ... [snip!] ... passtime is using google to diagnose. Anyway we're looking for a new one but don't have a doc we trust in the meantime."where are you from your DR sounds like DD previous one! haha yea shes got a new pedi now you can look in the phone book and call all the offices to make sure they take your insurance my nephew will be 6 next month he just hit 40lbs and hes pretty damn healthy he eats all the time but his dad was really small at that age too so its normal and safe for him