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  1. A growth delay occurs when a child isn’t growing at the normal rate for their age. The delay may be caused by an underlying health condition, such as growth hormone deficiency or hypothyroidism. In some cases, early treatment can help a child reach a normal or near-normal height.

  2. I remember reading an article written by a nutritionist that says a child that lacks nutrition may grow to be short in height and also in intellect. That is a critical remark about a growing child.

  3. Normal growth is the result of several factors, such as nutrition, genetics, and hormones. The following are possible causes of growth failure. Familial short stature: Children with this condition have parents with short stature. … They enter puberty at a normal time and often complete growth with a short adult height

  4. The most common causes include:

    A family history of short stature. If parents or other family members have short stature, it’s common for a child to grow at a slower rate than their peers. …
    Constitutional growth delay. …
    Growth hormone deficiency. …
    Hypothyroidism. …
    Turner syndrome. etc.

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