Growing Pains

Hey there, welcome back! Today we’ll talk about growth in middle childhood.

At age 6 the average child can weigh about 45 pounds and is averagely 3 ½ feet. Girls are somewhat shorter and lighter than boys between the ages of 6 and 8 years. However, when children reach 9 years, this tendency reverses. Boy and girl measure height by wall scale at home

Children begin to appear taller than others of the same age because the lower part of the body grows more rapidly than the upper part. For example, growing out of jeans quicker than growing out of jackets or the frequent change in shoe size.

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