Failure To Thrive
Your child may be diagnosed with failure to thrive if he or she falls below a healthy weight and shows signs of emotional underdevelopment. Typically, failure to thrive is discovered during a child’s infant years. Ideal weight is determined by comparing your child’s weight, age, and gender to national averages. Children who fail to...
Failure to thrive (FTT), more recently known as faltering weight or weight faltering,
is a term used in pediatric and adult medicine, as well as veterinary medicine ...
Most kids follow growth patterns that are normal, but others have ”failure to thrive”
– they fail to gain weight as expected and have poor height growth.
Failure to thrive means that a child is not growing as he or she should.
Psychological, social, or economic problems within the family almost always play
a role in ...
Jul 10, 2015 ... Read our article and learn more on MedlinePlus: Failure to thrive.
Jul 25, 2012 ... Your child may be diagnosed with failure to thrive if he or she falls below a
healthy weight and shows signs of emotional underdevelopment.
Nov 15, 2016 ... Although the discussion of pediatric growth failure can be traced back over a
century in the medical literature, the term failure to thrive (FTT) has ...
Dec 2, 2016 ... Failure to thrive (FTT) is both a descriptive term for various entities and a
diagnosis. It is defined as a significant interruption in the expected rate ...
Failure to thrive is weight consistently below the 3rd to 5th percentile for age and
sex, progressive decrease in weight to below the 3rd to 5th percentile, or a ...
Aug 22, 2013 ... Failure to thrive refers to children whose current weight or rate of weight gain is
much lower than that of other children of similar age and gender ...