Failure to Thrive

Failure to Thrive

Failure to Thrive is a term used to describe children who don’t meet expected growth targets (in weight or height). It often means they are not receiving enough calories or are not able to process the calories they are receiving properly. To learn more about Failure to Thrive download the GIKids Fact Sheet on Failure to Thrive.

Fact Sheets

North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
The Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Nurses
North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Foundation
The NASPGHAN Council For Pediatric Nutrition Professionals
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