Help! My Child Is 'Failing to Thrive'

March 18, 2015 4:30 PM

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Help! My Child Is 'Failing to Thrive'

Kaylie Groenhout thought the scale was wrong. So did the doctor. But after resetting it and reweighing Groenhout’s then 4-month-old daughter, Hadley, both realized what was really wrong: The baby’s growth – or lack thereof.

“I said, ‘No way. That’s only like a pound in change over her birth weight,” remembers Groenhout, a 28-year-old in Loudoun County, Virginia, who was living with her husband on a military base in Okinawa, Japan at the time.

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