What's the Right Weight for My Height? for Teens
One of the biggest questions guys and girls have is whether they're the right weight. Because the body is growing and changing so much during adolescence, it can be tough to answer this question.
Growth Charts for Parents
Doctors use growth charts to figure out whether kids' height and weight measurements are "normal" and whether they're developing on track. Here are some facts about growth charts.
Your Child's Weight for Parents
"What's the right weight for my child?" is one of the most common questions parents have. It seems like a simple one, but it's not always easy to answer.
What Being Overweight Means for Kids
Being overweight has become a serious problem for many kids and adults. Find out what it means to be overweight in this article just for kids.
Get Healthy . . . Stay Healthy for Teens
This section has tips on eating right, keeping fit, and staying at a healthy weight.
Growth and Your 6- to 12-Year-Old for Parents
As kids grow from grade-schoolers to preteens, there continues to be a wide range of "normal" as far as height, weight, and shape.
Body Mass Index (BMI) Charts for Parents
Doctors use body mass index (BMI) measurements to assess a child's physical growth in relation to other kids the same age. Here's how to calculate BMI and understand what the numbers mean.
Losing Weight Safely for Teens
This section has information on which weight-loss approaches work -- and which don't.
Healthy Weight for Teens
Has your doctor told you to lose weight? Get ideas on eating right, exercising, and staying motivated.
Auto Safety for Parents
More kids are injured in auto collisions than in any other type of accident, but you can protect them by learning the proper use of car seats and booster seats.