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Measuring toddlers standing upright instead of laying down?


Asked by carsonsmommytam at 10:52 PM on Jul. 27, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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Answers (8)
  • All these answers seem logical...I hate to admit it, but I can't remember! My baby is

    Answer by lizard111 at 11:13 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • when they outgrow the board.

    Answer by jennifer588 at 10:54 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • My kids doctor started measuring them standing up at one.

    Answer by Decker at 10:54 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • I think with my son it was not until he was stable on his feet, maybe around 1 year old.

    Answer by debbymichelle at 10:56 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • I was wondering cause my son is 1 and at his 9 and 12 month appointments they still had him lay down, and he was able to stand well and woulda stood still at both?

    Comment by carsonsmommytam (original poster) at 10:59 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • They do it on the board, so they can control the child more. When the child is standing up they're more likely to bend down, move around, etc. So it's easier to do it on the board. When they outgrow the board they have no other choice.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 11:03 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • They started measuring my daughter standing at 2. They had her lay on the exam table and mark at her feet, and at her head then move her and measure until then.

    Answer by Kiwismommy19 at 11:37 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

  • Not soon enough!! My son HATES to lie down and be measured. He cries like we are killing him. Just had 18 month visit and they did it laying down.

    Answer by getrealmama at 12:45 AM on Jul. 28, 2010

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