Growth and Nutrition Program | Conditions and Treatments

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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