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How big is your 5yo?

We were just at the peds today. My son is right on track where he should be, but he ranks in the 99th percentile. So I'm wondering what is "normal" and where everyone elses kids rank...

My son is 47in tall and 53lbs.

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SabrinaMBowen

Asked by SabrinaMBowen at 9:19 PM on May. 19, 2011 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • My son will be 6 next month. He's 45.5 inches tall and 45 pounds.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 9:25 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • Hmm. I will have to measure him tomorrow. I know he is very tall for his age, and skinny. Last time we weighed him he was 48 lbs. He is almost at my arm pit! And is wearing size 7 clothing. Now I am curious as to how tall he is.
    micheledo

    Answer by micheledo at 9:26 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • My dd was at the dr. back in march. She just turned 6 a couple weeks ago, but she was back in march 48 or 46 inches something like that, but was 43 pounds. She is in a 5t and still some 4t
    mommy5409

    Answer by mommy5409 at 9:30 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • At 5 my son was 51.5 pounds and 46.5 inches. Which put him in the 95%+ for his height/weight. He's now 7.5 and roughly the size of the average 10 year old.
    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 9:48 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • My 5yo daughter is 43" and 34lbs. She's always been kind of tall and very skinny for her age.

    You're 5yo is almost as big as my 8 1/2yo dd. She's 49" (4'1") and 55lbs. My almost 11yo is 4'3" (51") and only 50lbs. She's not even on the charts any more.
    justanotherjen

    Answer by justanotherjen at 11:42 PM on May. 19, 2011

  • when my daughter was 5 she was in the 95th percentile for height and 15th percentile for weight. forgot how tall she was but was about 35 lbs for the longest. she's now 6 1/2 and made it up to 39 lbs but still extra tall just like her Mommy!!
    mrsary

    Answer by mrsary at 4:48 AM on May. 20, 2011

  • She is very tall and very skinny for her age. I can't remember her exact height from December but she weighs in at 38lbs
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:52 AM on May. 20, 2011

  • Mine is 45in and 44lbs
    He was somewhere in the 90th percentile for height and... I think 75th for weight. Don't quite remember
    Nicoles2LilRams

    Answer by Nicoles2LilRams at 10:20 AM on May. 20, 2011

  • He is 47 inches and 47 pounds!!! :D
    micheledo

    Answer by micheledo at 10:59 AM on May. 21, 2011

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    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 8:45 PM on Jun. 12, 2011

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