Body mass index BMI is a calculation that uses height and weight to estimate how much body fat someone has. But it's also important to talk to your child's doctor to help understand the results. Starting when your child is 2 years old, the doctor will determine BMI at all routine checkups. Over several visits, the doctor is able to track your child's growth pattern.
About Child & Teen BMI
BMI calculator | Check your BMI - NHS
Pain and difficulty with urination are common conditions in both men and women. But urination problems may be a sign of more serious problems. Follow this chart for more information about these symptoms and their care. Do you have sharp, knife-like, intense pains in your back or abdomen that seem to shoot down or move toward your groin? Are you a man, and do you have a white discharge from the tip of your penis? Does anything other than semen or urine come out of the tip of your penis?
BMI Chart: Centimetres/Meters & Kilograms
It is an inexpensive and easy-to-perform method of screening for weight categories that may lead to health problems. In children, a high amount of body fat can lead to weight-related diseases and other health issues. Being underweight can also put one at risk for health issues. A high BMI can indicate high body fatness. BMI does not measure body fat directly, but BMI is correlated with more direct measures of body fat 1,2,3.
Thanks to funds from our Annual We Build People Campaign , the YMCA of the Triangle provides financial assistance for children, teens, adults and families who cannot afford the full cost of a Y membership. We use a sliding fee scale based on total household income and the number of household members. We require supporting documentation to verify household size and income, and we consider special circumstances when providing assistance.