Growth Charts: Tracking Nutritional Status

Tracking Nutritional StatusGrowth can serve as an objective index of a child’s overall nutritional and medical status. Growth charts are tools used to record measurements (such as weight and height) and track growth trends. Both past and present life conditions are captured, including food intake and health status. Growth charts are an important part of assessing a child’s nutritional needs and determining if intervention is needed.

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» Using the WHO Growth Charts

» Assessing Growth in Children with Special Needs