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  • Body Mass Index (BMI) Charts for Parents


    Doctors use body mass index (BMI) measurements to assess a child's physical growth in relation to other kids the same age. Here's how to calculate BMI and understand what the numbers mean.

  • BMI Calculator & Tools for Parents


    Tools to help kids stay at a healthy weight.

  • What Is a BMI Report Card? for Parents


    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • What's the Right Weight for My Height? for Teens


    One of the biggest questions guys and girls have is whether they're the right weight. Because the body is growing and changing so much during adolescence, it can be tough to answer this question.

  • Body Mass Index (BMI) for Teens


    One of the biggest questions guys and girls have as they grow and develop is whether they're the right weight. One place to start is by learning about body mass index, or BMI.

  • Your Child's Weight for Parents


    "What's the right weight for my child?" is one of the most common questions parents have. It seems like a simple one, but it's not always easy to answer.

  • Overweight and Obesity for Parents


    Preventing kids from becoming overweight means making choices in the way your family eats and exercises, and how you spend time together.

  • About Overweight and Obesity for Teens


    We use the words "oveweight" and "obese" a lot, but they actually have medical meanings. Find out how doctors diagnose these conditions and what they mean for a person's health.

  • When Being Overweight Is a Health Problem for Teens


    A couple of pounds of extra body fat are not a health risk for most people. But when people are severely overweight, it can cause health problems.

  • What Being Overweight Means for Kids


    Being overweight has become a serious problem for many kids and adults. Find out what it means to be overweight in this article just for kids.