I have a 15 month old little girl. She is very small for her age. She is 28 inches tall. Her doctor is worried she may have a growth hormone deficiency. If she is diagnosed, she may need weekly injections of hormones. Without them, she would reach puberty much later than kids her age and never reach 5 feet tall. :(
I'm really worried,stressed, anxious and very scared. Any support would help!
It's always difficult to have your child diagnosed with a chronic condition. However, this is a condition that can be treated and with treatment your daughter can expect to live a normal life. Without treatment the only problem she may have is being shorter than normal. I'm only 5'2" and being a couple of inches shorter wouldn't be a big deal. Reaching puberty late may be a blessing. This is not something to be stressed, anxious or scared about.
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