What to Do If Your Child’s Weight Gain Falters

In particular, babies and toddlers experience rapid weight gain in their first two years. “In the first year, we expect their weight to triple,” says Maureen Black, professor of pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, and director of the school’s Growth and Nutrition Clinic. So a child born weighing 7 pounds will typically weigh around 21 pounds at 12 months.

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