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What does it mean?

What does it mean when the doctor says that my son is in the 65th percential for his weight and 90th for his height?

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ashtonjames

Asked by ashtonjames at 11:45 PM on Jan. 30, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • It's based on the growth chart of averages....
    It doesn't mean much, they just keep track of it to see how your son is growing.
    And as far as his numbers his tall and about average weight for his age.
    AmiJanell

    Answer by AmiJanell at 11:59 PM on Jan. 30, 2009

  • he's heavier than 65% of other babies age & taller than 90% of other babies his age. it's just a comparison.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:01 AM on Jan. 31, 2009

  • OH ok, thanks ladies. I wasnt sure what it ment.
    ashtonjames

    Answer by ashtonjames at 12:06 AM on Jan. 31, 2009

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