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Flashcards in Growth Deck (11):
1

Ideal baby weight?

3.3kg

2

How much meat does a 4 year eat?

The size of palm of the child

3

How much food should a child eat?

Size of the child's fist
Half is veg and half is carb/meats

4

What is failure to thrive?

Arbitrarily defined as being

5

What is catch-down weight?

Losing weight but matching parents/reaching genetic potential

6

Most common pathological cause of not gaining weight?

Coeliac

7

3 factors that contribute to failure to thrive

Poor absorption
Inadequate intake
Increased metabolic demand

8

Causes of inadequate intake

Inability to suck
Vomiting
Lack of appetite
Poor absorption

9

Overweight child with raised BP ?

Make sure you have large cuff

10

5Es of overweight children management

Empathize
Evaluate: family, anthropometric
Explore behaviour change
Educate
Empower

11

Snacks?

Grained Sandwich:
Salad:
Veggies sticks:
Popcorn