Conditions and Treatments from the Growth and Nutrition Program

Slow Weight Gain in Infants and Children

Overview Slow weight gain is sometimes called “failure to thrive." It is not in itself a disease, but rather is a manifestation of medical, social, and/or environmental factors that may prevent a

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Growth Problems

Overview "Growth problems" is a broad phrase used to describe various causes and effects of conditions relating to your child’s insufficient growth. About 3 to 5 percent of children are considered to

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