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.