# What weight should a 8 year old be

## How tall should an 8 year old be in feet?

What is the average height of a child in the UK?

Age: | Average height boy: | Average height girl: |
---|---|---|

7 years | 3ft 12in (121.9 cm) | 3ft 11.7in (121.1 cm) |

8 years | 4ft 2.4in (128 cm) | 4ft 2.5in (128.2 cm) |

9 years | 4ft 4.5in (133.3 cm) | 4ft 5in (133.3 cm) |

10 years | 4ft 6.5in (138.4 cm) | 4ft 6.5in (138.4 cm) |

## What should my child weigh?

Your child is a healthy weight if their BMI for age and relationship is from

**the 5th to below the 85th percentile**. A child below the 5th percentile is below a healthy weight (underweight), and a child at the 85th percentile and above is above a healthy weight.## How do I know if my child is overweight?

One way to tell if your child is overweight is to

**calculate his or her body mass index (BMI)**. BMI is a measure of body weight relative to height. The BMI calculator uses a formula that produces a score often used to tell whether a person is underweight, a normal weight, overweight, or obese.## How much should a 8 year old weigh in stones?

What is the average child weight by age?

Age | Boys | Girls |
---|---|---|

7 | 3st 8.5lb (22.9 kg) | 3st 7.4lb (22.4 kg) |

8 | 4st 0.4lb (25.6 kg) | 4st 0.9lb (25.8 kg) |

9 | 4st 7.1lb (28.6 kg) | 4st 5.9lb (28.1 kg) |

10 | 5st 0.5lb (32 kg) | 5st 0.3lb (31.9 kg) |

## How much should my 8 year old eat?

It is recommended that moderately active boys consume around: 6 to 8 years old:

**1,600 calories per day**. 9 and 10 years old: 1,800 calories per day. 11 years old to 13 years old: 2,200 calories per day.## What is overweight for an 8 year old?

By definition, overweight means that when we measure a child’s body mass index (BMI), it would be for his age,

**between the 85th and 95th percentiles**. If it exceeds the 95th percentile then we use the term obese. … That number is divided by the child’s height (metres).## How can I help my 8 year old lose weight?

**Here’s how:**

- Set realistic goals for your child. …
- Encourage exercise. …
- Choose healthy and nutritious foods. …
- Change your family’s eating habits. …
- Try behavior modification techniques. …
- Follow-up with your pediatrician. …
- Be supportive.

## How can a 8 year old lose belly fat?

**Your child — and the whole family — can eat healthier with a few simple steps:**

- Cut back on processed and fast foods. They tend to be higher in calories and fat. …
- Don’t serve sugary drinks. Swap soda, juice, and sports drinks for water and skim or low-fat milk.
- Encourage good eating habits. …
- Make small changes.