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Elizabeth wife to Matt , mom to Logan (2/21/01) , and little man Desmond (9/23/08)
Mourning the loss of her father: Robert Edward Dillon 5/31/52 - 01/03/2011
I should preface all of this by saying that I am not really worried... and my DS's ped is a bit of an alarmist. I don't especially like her, but we don't have a lot of options where I live.
Anyway, she has always been "worried" that DS is "too tall and too heavy". At his 6 month check up he was 29 inches - off the charts for both height and weight. At the nine month, he was 32 inches tall. She said she is "very concerned about his height" but didn't really say why. When pressed, she said "he's off the charts."
Is this really a concern? Does anyone have any insights? He is 9 mo and wears 18 mo - 24 mo in clothes. So, yeah, he's big. I get it. But his height and weight are proportionate to each other. He's ahead in all of his milestones, including motor skills (pulls up, crawls, stands just fine).
DH and I are average height (I'm 5'7, DH is 5'10) - but all the men in my family are at least 6 feet tall. So I'd think he'll just be a tall guy. I mean, someone has to be 99th percentile, right? I don't get how this is a "problem".
Anyone else have really tall babes? Was the doctor concerned? What could height imply that is negative?
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