Normal weight for 2 year olds (lbs)

The average weight for 2 year old boys is 28.1 lbs and 2 year old girls average 26.8 lbs1 The tables below show the distribution of weight by percentile of the 2 year year old population.

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At the age of 2, children continue to experience significant growth and development. On average, a 2-year-old weighs around 28 lbs for boys and 27 lbs for girls based on CDC growth charts1. It's essential to remember that children at this age may exhibit various weights depending on factors like genetics, diet, and activity levels. Some children might be more active and have a higher muscle mass, while others could have a slower growth rate. As long as they are following a balanced diet and meeting developmental milestones, there's usually no need to worry about minor variations in weight.

Body weight percentile table for 2 year old boys

Percentile Weight
3rd 23 lbs
5th 23.6 lbs
10th 24.5 lbs
25th 26.1 lbs
50th 28.1 lbs
75th 30.2 lbs
90th 32.3 lbs
95th 33.7 lbs
97th 34.6 lbs

Body weight percentile table for 2 year old girls

Percentile Weight
3rd 22.2 lbs
5th 22.7 lbs
10th 23.5 lbs
25th 24.9 lbs
50th 26.8 lbs
75th 28.8 lbs
90th 31 lbs
95th 32.4 lbs
97th 33.3 lbs

Source Citations

  1. Robert J. Kuczmarski Dr.P.H. et al., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services 2000 CDC Growth Charts for the United States: Methods and Development
  2. American Academy of Pediatrics Is Your Child Overweight?

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