Growth Monitoring

Weight is the most common measurement to monitor the growth of a child. A child who is growing well has a suitable weight for his age or height. Weigh your child regularly and check whether he has a normal weight the standard growth chart. See a health professional if your child’s weight falls below the normal range.

The Standard Growth Chart according to adapted from NCHS’s (National Center for Health Statistics, USA) chart.

Growth and developmental monitoring chart for girls

Growth monitoring chart for boys

Assessment of growth and development at a Child Health Clinic

  • Growth assessment

Measuring the head circumference

Measuring the chest circumference

Measuring the length

Measuring the weight

Measuring the weight

Measuring the height

  • Developmental assessment


Last reviewed : 28 August 2020
Writer : Pn. Zalma Abdul Razak
Reviewer : Dr. Zainab bt. Kusiar