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From Felicia, Child's Age 11 - 08/31/01 - IP#: Click here to reply  
This goes along with my last one. She is 5 foot 1 inches tall. Thanks.
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From Felicia, Child's Age 11 - 08/31/01 - IP#: Click here to reply  
HHHHEEEELLLLPPPP PPPPLLLLEEEEAAAASSSSEEEE!!!! My 11 year old daughter weighs 167lbs! How can I help her to loose weight? What can I do? Thank you.
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From Jane, Child's Age 11 - 08/26/01 - IP#: Click here to reply  
Hello my son is 4'11 and 145lb I've talked with him about loosing weight but int doesn't seem like he wants to should I just forget about it or should he shed some pounds?
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From Max, Child's Age 13 - 08/25/01 - IP#: Click here to reply  
Hello my son has been playing basket ball all his life but a little while ago he got hurt so he couldn't play but now that he's all better he's still just sitting around he's goten very lazy and has gained lots of weight he use to be 5'1 and 100lb with a six pack now he's 125 or 130lb and he's gotten a big gut how can I get my son off the couch and go play out side some more please help
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From Ron, Child's Age 12 - 08/25/01 - IP#: Click here to reply  
My son is 5'1 and 165lb he doesn't seem to care that much exept for his belly he seys all his friend's stomaches are flat and that his is huge how can I help my child?
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From maggie, Child's Age 12 - 08/25/01 - IP#: Click here to reply  
My child who is 5'4 and 170lb use to like to play out side and ride his bike but for the past year or so he's gotten very lazy he's skipped some of his chores and he's just been playing video games all day he's gained lots of weight but it doesn't seem to have bothered him what can I do?
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From Vanessa, Child's Age 10 - 08/22/01 - IP#: Click here to reply  
Hi i have a beautiful daughter who is 10 years old. She is 4 foot 7 and weighs 115#s. She gets teased sometimes at school and seems to be getting self concious about how she looks. She really does not like sports at school. We have been walking in the evenings.
I have talked to her about this and she said she wants to loose some weight. I am trying to cut her fat and sugar intake. I have decided not to have her eat hot lunches (I worked in a school cafeteria) instead i pack her lunch. Any one have any great healthy sandwich ideas? Nicole is so beautiful i don't want her weight to become a big part of her life. I want to teach her to make healthy food choices. I have been doing alot of research about healthy eating. Any advice would be appreciated. God Bless Vanessa
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From Bob, Child's Age 16 - 08/17/01 - IP#: Click here to reply  
I split from my wife about 1 year ago, and I left 4 happy daughters, each healthy enough. Katie(15y/o) and was 130, Laura (13y/o) was 150, Alicia (10y/o) was 100, and Sharon (9y/o) was 80. Now, after about 1 year in her care (I see them once every 2 weeks) their weight has increased dramatically. Katie (16, 5'8") is now 240, Laura (14,5'5") she posts here by the way) is somewhere in the region of 270, they both agree that they want to lose weight, but they don't know where to start. Alicia (11,4'11) is 198! but the worst of all is Sharon, who is 10 and very short (3'7), and weighs 230lbs. I don't know what to do, Sharon is always stuffing her face full of hamburgers, chips, and fried foods, she's the one who worries me most, because Katie and Laura are trying to lose weight, (and Katie has succeded, she's gone down from 290 to 240, she's doing well) and Alicia has decided to cut down a little, but Sharon just scoffs her day away in front of the TV, and she is spoilt rotten by my former wife, she has everything she wants, including her own private fridge!Yours worrying.Bob
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From Don, Child's Age 16 - 08/09/01 - IP#: Click here to reply  
I have a 16 year old son, who weighs 420lbs, and says that he likes being that way. He has trouble walking short distances, and doing everyday activities. Please help me, because I don't want him having health problems when he is older.
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From Brenda, Child's Age 12 - 08/07/01 - IP#: Click here to reply  
My child weighs 130 and is 12 years old and she's 5'2"could you please tell me if she is or isn't overweight, and could you tell me what to do for a dietthank you very much!!!
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From Terri, Child's Age 9 - 08/05/01 Click here to reply  
I have a 9 year old daughter that is overweight. She weighs 118 lbs. To me she doesnt look fat but just a little heavy. She wants to lose and get down to 80 lbs. She does sit ups and simple exercises but gets bored of them fast. I am looking for anyone who has any tips on making her exercise routine fun for her so she looks forward to doing it. If you can help I would really appreciate it. Thanks .
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From Bob, Child's Age 14 - 08/03/01 Click here to reply  
I need some help for my son. He is overweight, not too bad, but still overweight. He is 5'8" and he weighs 162 lbs. He doesn't like to go swimming because he's embarassed of his stomach. He can't stand to go shopping with anyone because he is embarrased of his size, which, by the way, is 33. I want to help him, but he won't talk about it with anyone. How can I get him to talk to me?
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From Monica, Child's Age 13 - 07/29/01 Click here to reply  
My daughter will be a freshman this Fall, and she's beginning to take an interest in clothes. Although she is overweight, she is very confident, self-assured, good natured, and she has many good friends. She'll very infrequently make remarks about her "skinny" friends which leads me to believe that her weight does bother her. She's never admitted it to me. There is one area in her life that absolutely bothers her: there are no "cute clothes" in her size. She's now wearing a 16 petite (or short). There really is nothing for her in teen shops. It is so sad to go shopping with her, we end up in the Misses Plus sizes sometimes. I assume my daughter is not the only experiencing this, how do you handle this? I'm tempted to hire a seamstress for next year's formal dance at school. Any suggestions?
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From Lauri, Child's Age 4 - 07/26/01 Click here to reply  
I just found this site while looking for height/weight charts for kids. I found one at, and it said my 46.5 inch tall daughter, who weighs 60 lbs is underweight. I can tell by the rolls on her belly that isnt true. This site says she is overweight-over 95% for her age and sex, but should she be compared to her age group when she is as tall as a 6 year old? Let me know if I have this right! Also, any advice would be appreciated.. I intend to nip this in the bud before the problem gets out of hand.. I, too, was a heavy child and still struggle as an adult. I am glad I found you!
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From Sheila, Child's Age 9 - 07/17/01 Click here to reply  
Me again, does anybody have any input on childrens weightloss programs like committed for kids or slimkids, Do these programs work??? We live in a very hick town near Branson, MO and the fitness clubs won't allow children in the fitness areas due to insurance reasons.

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