Growth Charts

Baby information

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Current weight: grams
Head circumference: cm
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Growth Calculations

Using UK-WHO growth data1, this baby fits into the following category:

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About the methodology used

The dataset that powers this tool comes from the latest growth charts from World Health Organisation (WHO) Child Growth Standards, combined with UK90 data by the RCPCH6. LMS data provided by the RCPCH has been transformed into usable data using methodology from the CDC5 and documentation from the Royal College.


References

  1. Cole TJ, Freeman JV, Preece MA. British 1990 growth reference centiles for weight, height, body mass index and head circumference fitted by maximum penalized likelihood. Stat Med 1998;17:407-29.
  2. Cole TJ, Freeman JV, Preece MA. 1998. British 1990 growth reference centiles for weight, height, body mass index and head circumference fitted by maximum penalized likelihood. Stat Med 17(4):407-29
  3. WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study Group. WHO Child Growth Standards: Length/Height-for-age, Weight-for-age, Weight-for-length, Weight-for-height and Body Mass Index-for age. Methods and Development. 2006. ISBN 92 4 154693 X.
  4. WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study Group. WHO Child Growth Standards: Head circumference-for-age, arm circumference-for-age, triceps skinfold-for-age and subscapular skinfold-for age. Methods and Development. 2007. ISBN 978 92 4 154718 5.
  5. Percentile Data Files with LMS Values, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - website at http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/percentile_data_files.htm
  6. UK-WHO Growth Charts, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, website at http://www.rcpch.ac.uk/growthcharts.