Ask The Expert
September 01, 2011
There are lots of reasons why a child may be small for her age. Genetics, hormones, and nutrition all play a role in your child’s growth. Although it sounds strange that her bone age is younger than she is, it could mean that she has more growth potential.
The best person to answer your question is your doctor. He or she knows about your child’s growth and health, and can best explain what the test results mean for your child.