What is a good height and weight for a 13-year-old?

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What is a good height and weight for a 13-year-old?

What is a good height and weight for a 13-year-old?

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Babies to Teens Height to Weight Ratio Table
13 yrs100.0 lb (45.3 kg)61.5" (156.2 cm)
14 yrs112.0 lb (50.8 kg)64.5" (163.8 cm)
15 yrs123.5 lb (56.0 kg)67.0" (170.1 cm)

What is morbidly obese for a 13-year-old?

A child or teen in the 95th percentile weighs more than 95 percent of others his or her age. For example, a 7-year-old girl of normal height who weighs 75 pounds, or a 13-year-old boy of average height who weighs 160 pounds would be defined as severely obese, the AHA said.

What BMI should a 13-year-old have?

Normal BMI is between 18.5 and 24.9. BMI cut-offs for people of South Asian descent are different. Multiply your weight in pounds by 703. Divide that answer by your height in inches.

Is 160 pounds overweight for a 13-year-old?

According to the CDC, most 13-year-old girls weigh between pounds (lb). The 50th percentile for weight in this group is around 101 lb. This means that about 50% of girls this age weigh less than 101 lb. ... If a 13-year-old girl weighs above the 95th percentile, the doctor may diagnose obesity.

What to do if your 13 and worried about your weight?

  • Troupp also emphasises that you need to talk to someone. “Go and see your GP,” she says. “He or she can refer you to someone else, maybe a dietician if it’s needed, who can look at your weight and height and advise you accordingly, or maybe someone in CAMHs [Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services] who can help you, too.

How old does a child have to be to get a BMI?

  • Birth Date must be at least 2 years before Date of Measurement. If the child is under 2 years old, BMI cannot be calculated.

How to help a 13 year old with mental health issues?

  • Ask at reception for a doctor who is really good at listening and take a friend or other family member if you want for moral support. In the meantime, Troupp recommends some websites for you to look at. One is Young Minds ( youngminds.org.uk ), which is all about young people’s mental health.

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