After completing weight and height measurements of your child, follow the link below to learn more about interpreting the measurements against standardized World Health Organization child weight and height growth charts.
After the age of 2, a child can be measured standing up. A healthcare professional would normally use a stadiometer, but you can design one at home using a tape measure and book.
Equipment required: a solid floor without skirting board, book, tape measure
Before you start: remove your child’s shoes, socks and hair bands. Make sure your child is wearing light clothing
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