Infant Weight Chart, Baby Weight Chart, Growth Percentile Calculator

Why WHO Infant Weight Chart
Is The Most Relevant


Infant weight chart by WHO growth charts and link to CDC growth charts with baby height weight chart. Optimal baby weight gain and growth percentiles plus growth chart calculator.


WHO Weight Standards
Infants 0-24 Months


  • The World Health Organization, WHO standards, establishes the weight increase of the breast fed infant as the norm for weight.
  • Breast feeding is the recommended best standard for infant feeding.
  • The WHO standards were constructed using length and weight data measured at frequent intervals starting from birth.
  • Infant weight charts by the WHO reflect weight patterns among children who were predominantly breast fed for at least 4 months.
  • And then continue with extended breast feeding for 12 months.

Weight in infants who live in environments that support, what WHO researchers view as, optimal weight growth in children.

Children residing in six countries throughout the world including the USA.

The distribution shows what infants and young children weigh under these good conditions.

Rather than how they weigh in environments that may not support optimal weight growth.




Baby Weight Chart
Infant Girls Age 0-2 Years


Relevant WHO Infant Weight Chart


WHO infant girl weight chart

  • 1 Kg equals 2,2 Pounds

  • The WHO standards provide a better description of physiological weight increase in infancy.


Baby Weight Chart
Infant Boys Age 0-2 Years

Relevant WHO Infant Weight Chart

WHO Infant boy weight chart

  • 1 Kg Equals 2,2 Pounds

  • The WHO weight growth charts are standards.
  • WHO identifies its standards as based on a high-quality study designed for creating weight charts.
  • The charts show how much babies should weigh when provided optimal conditions: breast feeding and a safe environment.


Recommendation By
The World Health Organization:


  • It's best to use the WHO weight-growth standards to monitor weight increase in infants 0-2 years of age in the U.S and other countries.

Ask your pediatrician to use WHO charts for your baby's development, even if you are not breast feeding your baby, you will see his weight percentiles, compared to those who were breast fed.

For your baby's growth spurts times visit infants growing in spurts.

Acknowledgment and Reference: WHO, The World Health Organization.


Link To CDC Growth Charts



Growth Percentile Calculator


Growth Chart Calculator For Baby Weight Gain



Description For Growth Calculator


The calculator provides your baby's weight percentile based on age.

The percentile shows how your infant's weight compares to other infants in the USA.

It shows you what percentage of babies weigh less than your baby.

For example out of a sample of 100 babies, a percentile value of 40 percent, means your baby weighs more than 40 babies and weighs less than the other 60 babies.

A percentile of 50% represents the average or main weight. A value below 50 percent means a baby weighs less than the average.

A value greater than 50 percent means a baby is above average. This does not mean your baby is overweight or underweight.

A doctor or physician should be consulted to determine weight status.

Growth Calculator Instructions

The calculator requires gender (male or female), birth date of child and weight to be entered.

INPUTS:

1. Select Gender

Male for boys

Female for girls

2. Enter Birthday

The date the baby was born. Select the field to pull up a calendar or use the up and down arrows to increment or decrement by days.

3. Enter Weight

Enter the weight of the infant. Note, the units tabs allows the change or selection of pounds (standard) or kilograms ( metric).

4. Press Calculate button

This is only needed to when the weight is manually entered.

OUTPUTS:

Parameter Notes

1. Percentile

Calculated using standard normal distribution

2. Age

Age of child in years, months and days.

3. Weight

Weight of the baby in metric units of kilograms.

4. Graph Plot

Weight versus age graph with 5, 10, 25, 50, 75, 95 and calculated percentile lines.


Acknowledgement and Reference: CDC, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.



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