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#1 MummanBubba

Posted 20 February 2013 - 09:32 AM

He had his 18mth needle and checkup yesterday, so of course had the height and weight done too.

I nearly died!!! Hes 90cms ohmy.gif and 12.7kgs

Now I know hes tall for his age, but was wondering what others about his age are?

#2 kadoodle

Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:37 PM

74cm and 9.2kg.  Poor little runt.  He's happy and healthy though, maybe he'll make a good jockey.

#3 misshavok

Posted 21 February 2013 - 04:25 PM

89cm and 12.4kg. He doesn't seem big to me though, only seems tall when standing next to other 18mo's.

#4 lclb

Posted 21 February 2013 - 04:30 PM

My 19 mo old DD is 12kg and 89cm, she is pretty big for a girl!

#5 bree18

Posted 22 February 2013 - 12:12 PM

My DD was 85cm and 12.5kg at her 18month check.

#6 Feral-as-Meggs

Posted 22 February 2013 - 07:54 PM

Little dude is 13.4kg at 16 mo.  Haven't measured his height.  Not fat though, I can see his ribs and little hip bones.   He eats so much but just runs it off.

#7 Dresden

Posted 22 February 2013 - 08:24 PM

DD 82CM 10.5KG

#8 PooksALotLikeXmas

Posted 22 February 2013 - 08:26 PM

DS is 12 months and 78cm, 11.75kg  blush.gif he is in size 2 clothing and I shudder to think how huge he will be in another 6 months, he doesn't walk and my back is already killing me.

#9 Bart.

Posted 22 February 2013 - 08:27 PM

I'm booked in this week for his vaccinations so I don't know his exact measurements, but he'd be around the 11-12kg mark and approx 90cms, too.

#10 Lovemy2kids

Posted 22 February 2013 - 08:32 PM

I'm not sure about height but he is about 11.5kg,  probably shorter than average and a size 1.

#11 ozbilby

Posted 24 February 2013 - 06:44 PM

78cms and 9.3kgs, she is tall and skinny lol.

#12 Juju38

Posted 24 February 2013 - 06:51 PM

My DS is 89 cms and 14 kgs.  He has always been at the top of the charts and was 4.75 kgs born.  

He is certainly not fat though, very much in proportion.

#13 DeeofAdelaide

Posted 24 February 2013 - 07:01 PM

QUOTE (Pooks_fembo @ 22/02/2013, 08:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
DS is 12 months and 78cm, 11.75kg  blush.gif he is in size 2 clothing and I shudder to think how huge he will be in another 6 months, he doesn't walk and my back is already killing me.



My 13 month old is 89cm and 10.5kg...(total bean pole) my sisters lad born on the same day is 96cm and 16kg.

But our five kids are what are known as 'floating dots' on the height charts....they don't actually fit on the charts (one of the five is in the '97th percentile' - the rest the nurse just looks blankly at where to put them lol)

Hilariously, I'm shortish (165cm) but on both sides most people are over 6ft so it stands to reason that the kids will be tall. Car seats are not made for our kids though...and they look ridiculous at child care just before they start school...

#14 ZCE

Posted 24 February 2013 - 07:12 PM

QUOTE (Pooks_fembo @ 22/02/2013, 09:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
DS is 12 months and 78cm, 11.75kg  blush.gif he is in size 2 clothing and I shudder to think how huge he will be in another 6 months, he doesn't walk and my back is already killing me.



My daughter at 12 months was 81cm (boys are normally 2cm taller the whole way along) and 11.5kg. She's in size 2 as well. Thankfully she now walks but i have to keep adjusting everything for her size. Her carseat could rear face to 12 months apparently... yeah we made 9 sad.gif and it's a newer seat that allows them to rear face longer  mad.gif

Based on the bluebook graph she'll be 93cm by her 2nd birthday so i'd say 88cm or so at 18 months.

#15 Xiola

Posted 03 March 2013 - 09:12 PM

DD is 79cm and 9.1kg.  She's always been little original.gif

#16 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 03 March 2013 - 09:21 PM

My DS is only 17 months but 80cm and only 9.4kg. He hasn't out on weight since he was 8 months old.

#17 Hootabelles

Posted 03 March 2013 - 09:31 PM

My pocket rocket is 19mths and 9kgs sad.gif and 85cms.  Her heights is great but weight no so good.  Drs are ok with it after every test etc...she is our happy Little laughing clown and that's ok with me.

Sunnycat...my dd hasn't put any weight on either and still gets into her sisters old 6month clothes. Still a size 0 but am assured all good.  Her sister on the other hand was off the scales in the other direction..this monkey doesn't even rate on the scales!  Funny how siblings so can be so different!

Edited by bubba08, 03 March 2013 - 09:34 PM.


#18 Bazinga

Posted 03 March 2013 - 09:36 PM

87cm and 12.9kg at 18 months

#19 nevergiveup

Posted 12 March 2013 - 12:54 PM

QUOTE (Sunnycat @ 03/03/2013, 10:21 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My DS is only 17 months but 80cm and only 9.4kg. He hasn't out on weight since he was 8 months old.



Dont worry yourself. My daughter is 17 months, 75 cms and 8.2 kgs!   No family history to account for it either. 9.4kgs is awesome !!

#20 FeralLIfeHacker

Posted 22 March 2013 - 03:36 PM

Chiming in late but since I weighed ds today I can say he is just turned 17 mths and 10.3 kilos and 78 cms tall.   Size 0 but moving into size 1's.

I am often told he is lean or small but looking here he seems fairly average original.gif

#21 SylviaPlath

Posted 31 March 2013 - 11:51 PM

18 months, 12.7kg and 87cm - when he is walking around with just his nappy, he looks like Gollum. Skinny legs, skinny arms, barely any hair, spine  stiƧking out.  Lol

#22 ~Mintie~

Posted 01 April 2013 - 08:55 PM

11.4kg and 81cm in height. He was born big (4.34kg) and hasn't gained in over 8 months sad.gif

#23 Miss Kiwi

Posted 01 April 2013 - 09:09 PM

Oh dear my 13mth DS is almost 90cm and is 12.5kg!!
Just about every week a stranger will ask how old he is, when I tell them they say ooh he's a big boy isn't he. I smile and say yes he is.

Tall and slender but solid my boy is original.gif


#24 Chazee

Posted 01 April 2013 - 09:17 PM

DS has just turned 19 months and recently had his 18 month check. He finally managed to get to 9kg (9.000kg!) and is 77cm.

#25 catiebear

Posted 03 April 2013 - 09:52 AM

Oh crap... I knew  DS was big, but didnt think he was that  big... At 18month needles he was 93cm and 17.6kg :/

Edited by catiebear, 03 April 2013 - 09:53 AM.





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