Your child’s growth is more than just a pencil mark on a door frame. It’s a key indicator of their overall health and development. That’s why it’s important to know your child’s growth rate at every age. A slowing of growth or trending below the normal range could be a sign of an underlying medical condition, such as growth hormone deficiency.
If you have concerns about your child’s growth, you’re in the right place. Here, you’ll find answers to your questions and tips for talking to your child’s doctor. With information on accurate measuring and growth disorders, we’ll help bridge the gap between wondering what to do and taking steps toward action.