The weight of children is also decided on the basis of their birth. The weight of a child from birth to 10 years is determined on the basis of his birth weight.
Children are gaining weight rapidly due to poor eating habits and less outdoor sports activities. The scale of weight is BMI (Body Mass Index) i.e. the ratio of body weight to height. But do you know that the weight of children is also decided on the basis of their birth. The weight of a child from birth to 10 years is determined on the basis of his birth weight.
0-3 months: 210g per week. edge of
5 months: double the birth weight
6-12 Months: Increase of 400g per month
1 year: three times the birth weight
2 years: four times the birth weight
3 years: Five times the birth weight
5 years: six times the birth weight
7 years: 7 times the birth weight
10 years: ten times the birth weight
(This chart according to WHO data)
It is necessary to increase the weight of two kilograms per year
The weight of an average healthy child should increase at the rate of two kilograms per year till the age of -7 years. After that his weight should increase by three kilograms per year till he becomes an adult.
Genetic factors are also responsible for obesity
Obesity also increases due to genetic factors, although it occurs in only 3 to 5 percent of children. If the parents are obese, then the child is also prone to obesity. Antibiotics drugs can cause weight gain during long-term treatment of a disease. Due to this obesity increases in 7-10 percent of children.
80 percent children craze to eat chocolate, pizza
80% of children aged 11 to 20 eat candy, chocolate, pizza, french fries, sweets. Children also gain weight rapidly at this age.
These problems due to weight gain
Fatty liver, hoarseness, diabetes, hypertension, high blood pressure, PCOD, skin problems can occur. In such children, there is a problem of lack of self-confidence, stress and depression.
– Dr. Rakesh Mishra, Senior Pediatrician, Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal
– Dr. Vishnu Agarwal Pediatrician, JK Lone, Shishu Chikitsalaya, Jaipur