BMI Calculator for Kids

For children and teens, a high Body Mass Index can lead to weight-related diseases, while being underweight can also put a child at risk of health issues.Unlike adults, in children and teens BMI is age- and gender-specific. After the BMI is calculated, it is expressed in relation to a percentile a child fits into according to their age group and gender. Find out if your child is in a healthy BMI range using the calculator below.

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    Note: Results of the BMI calculator are based on averages. Keep in mind that the BMI calculator may over-estimate body fat in those with a muscular build. A BMI calculator is designed to assess your relative fitness but it is NOT a calculation of body fat percentage.

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    Knowledge is power! Now that you know your child’s BMI range, check out articles to help you understand body fat and how to get your kids active.

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