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Growth: 2-Year-Olds

After a child's second birthday, the rate of growth continues to slow. Two-year-olds are very active and begin to lose the appearance of a baby. While all children may grow at a different rate, the following indicates the average for 2-year-old boys and girls.

  • Weight: average gain of about 4 to 6 pounds per year
  • Height: average growth of about ¼ to ½ inch each month
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Last Updated: 07/2012