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Resources & Recommended Services for: Height & Weight

Resources & Tools

*Individual ages may be selected to view all service recommendations for that age.

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Specific Service Recommendations by Age

Key
Symbol Indicates
1 Service is Routine for all
2 Service is Not Routine—Provide when indicated by risk assessment

Infancy

First week visits—Timing, frequency and content must be individualized according to the infant's unique medical, family and environmental circumstances.

Name Recommendations
Newborn 1 Wk 1 Mo 2 Mo 4 Mo 6 Mo 9 Mo 12 Mo
Measure child's weight and length. Plot weight, length and weight for length on the CDC growth charts and determine percentiles. Share the information with the family. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

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Early and Middle Childhood

Name Recommendations
15 Mo 18 Mo 2 Yr 3 Yr 4 Yr 5 Yr 6 Yr 8 Yr 10 Yr
Measure child's weight and length. Plot weight, length and weight for length on the CDC growth charts and determine percentiles. Share the information with the family. 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Measure the child's height and weight, and calculate body mass index (BMI). Plot these on the CDC growth charts and share the information with the family. 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1
Measure the child's weight and length or standing height. If using length, plot weight, length and weight for length on the CDC growth charts. If using height, calculacate body mass index (BMI) and plot weight, height, and BMI. Share the information with the familly. 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

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Adolescence

Name Recommendations
11 Yr 12 Yr 13 Yr 14 Yr 15 Yr 16 Yr 17 Yr 18 Yr 19 Yr 20 Yr
Measure the adolescent's height and weight, and calculate body mass index (BMI). Plot these on the CDC growth charts and share information with the adolescent and family. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

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