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  • X-Ray Exam: Bone Age Study for Parents


    A bone age study can help evaluate how a child's skeleton is maturing, which can help doctors diagnose conditions that delay or accelerate growth.

  • Failure to Thrive for Parents


    Most kids follow growth patterns that are normal, but others have ”failure to thrive” – they fail to gain weight as expected and have poor height growth.

  • Bones & Muscles - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Info on breaks, sprains, tears, and other problems that can affect the bones and muscles.

  • Delayed Puberty for Teens


    Concerned about your growth or development? Puberty can be delayed for several reasons. Luckily, doctors usually can help teens with delayed puberty to develop more normally.

  • 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.

  • Blount Disease for Parents


    Blount disease is a growth disorder that causes the bones of the lower leg to bow outward. This gets worse if it's not treated, so early diagnosis is very important.

  • Growth and Your 2- to 3-Year-Old for Parents


    During the third year of life, toddlers are extremely active and mobile, and are learning in very physical ways.

  • Blount Disease for Teens


    Blount disease is a growth disorder that affects the bones of the lower leg. It causes bowing of the leg below the knee, which gets worse if it's not treated.

  • Blood Test: IGF Binding Protein-3 (IGFBP-3) for Parents


    The main reason doctors order the IGF binding protein-3 (IGFBP3) test is to see if a person is producing a normal amount of human growth hormone.

  • Feeding & Eating - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Info on breastfeeding, formula feeding, food allergies, and more.