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What should your weight be for your age and height?

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The National Institutes of Health's height and weight chart does not include weight by age; it only includes average weight by height. Height and weight charts for babies, children and teenagers are different then those for adults, and they also vary by sex.

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The average weight for a person who is 5 feet 4 inches tall is 110 to 140 pounds. The average weight for a person who is 5 feet 7 inches tall is 121 to 153 pounds. The average weight for a person who is 5 feet 10 inches tall is 132 to 167 pounds. These examples do not take age or sex into consideration. A pediatric chart for babies, children and teens is available at CDC.gov, as well as a BMI calculator to gauge weight in comparison to height.

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