I was born with PRS in 1983. At her age I think I was about the same as your girl is now. I didn't really have my pre-teen growth spurt til 12-13 years of age. I know it stinks being the shorter one in class, but unfortunately everything happens in its own time and everyone is different. I have never heard of PRS affecting growth in that manner before. And if the geneticist isn't concerned about it being PRS related I wouldn't be too concerned. You can always ask her pediatrician and see where she is percentile wise as opposed to others her age. They would definitely know more than anyone if she is where she should be height wise. But on a height note. I went from being under 5' tall to being almost 5'6" tall, most of the final growth didn't happen until I was 16. I hit 5'2" in elementary school, and then the last 4 inches over the course of the following 4-5 years. Did not hit almost 5'6" til I was 19 years old. Just tell her to hang in there, she shoot up like a bean sprout one of these days.
: My daughter is now 11 years old and doing
: great, but is very tiny! She is only
: 52" tall and hasn't grown a whole lot
: in the last year. I was just wondering if
: anyone else has that issue? I talked to the
: genetics dr. and he said that he doesn't
: think it has anything to do with the PRS. I
: think she's cute the way she is but at 11
: she sure hates it! Didn't know if it has
: anything to do with her PRS or sticklers so
: was wondering if its something I should
: research further! Thanks
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