Poor diet living conditions life expectancy health issues such as dental probs.
They are short in length for their age. And they are large in weight compared to their height. Growth abnormalities stem from the growth of the fetus in the uterus (intrauterine) which causes retardation and low birth weight.
Navajo children have low length-for-age and high weight-for-length measures because of suboptimal nutrition. One study suggests that growth abnormalities among Navajo infants are the result of intrauterine growth retardation and low birth weight.