The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends the use of BMI to screen for overweight and obesity in children beginning at 2 years old. Adolescent Pregnancy Rates in Source: Breuner CC et al. How is BMI used with children and teens? Related Content News Release. Guttmacher Institute, Restricting insurance coverage of abortion, State Laws and Policies as of August, https:
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For children under the age of 2 years old, consult the WHO standards. Related Publications Nov 28, Skip to content Statistics You are here: Age-related consequences of childhood obesity. What are the health consequences of obesity during childhood? Are they medically accurate? Buhi ER et al.