How To Read A Growth Chart

The word “percentile” can bring back cold sweats related to your SAT days, and now that your kid is getting measured and weighed every 10 minutes, you’re hearing it a lot. Whether the kid is in a high, low, or middle percentile in terms of height or weight, the only thing you need to worry about is consistency. A regular curve on the growth chart is a sign that everything is progressing normally; a steep climb or drop is something to look into.


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