Monday, September 19, 2011

Obligatory Stats Post

Although I don't know that now that Parker is 3, this is so obligatory anymore.  Eh – at least I will have it written down somewhere so I won’t forget.

Parker had her 3 year appointment on Friday.  She did a great job, for the first time in quite a while.  Ever since she had all that testing done when she was little, she has been freaked out about the doctor.  Maybe that is all behind us.  I think it helped that there weren’t any vaccines!

Anyway.  Our “little” girl is 39inches tall and weighs 36 pounds with her clothes on.  That puts her in the 88th percentile for height and 89th for weight (Uh-oh!  Weight has now surpassed height!  I’m gonna go ahead and blame her jeans!)  She is also in the 75th percentile for BMI, which I don’t really understand.  The doctor said at P’s age, she just wants them under the 90th percentile, but what I don’t get is how it is figured.  If she’s 88th and 89th for height and weight, wouldn’t that translate to approximately the same percentile for BMI?  I dunno.  It’s confusing, but the doctor says she is good.  Here’s hoping it stays that way!