Failure to thrive (FTT), more recently known as faltering weight or weight faltering,
is a term used in pediatric, adult as well as veterinary medicine to indicate ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Apr 1, 2011 ... Failure to thrive in childhood is a state of undernutrition due to inadequate caloric
intake, inadequate caloric absorption, or excessive caloric ...
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.
Jun 20, 2016 ... Synonym: failure to thrive. Faltering growth is a significant interruption in the
expected rate of growth compared with other children of similar ...
Jan 27, 2016 ... The medical term for this condition is failure to thrive. Although it can happen in
older children who are seriously ill or undernourished, it is most ...
Failure to thrive (FTT) or growth failure has long been a major focus of attention
and critical thought for pediatricians. Over many years, consensus has evolved ...
Without historical clues to explain failure to thrive between 2 and 4 months of age
, the normal physical examination and the normal breastfeeding observation ...