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.