Pediatrics/Paediatrics - Child Growth

Practice Guidance Toolkit

Description and Key Nutrition Issues


Growth monitoring and the promotion of optimal nutrition are critical aspects of health care for all children (1). Growth monitoring assists in confirming a child’s healthy growth and development and in the early identification of potential nutrition or health problems. 

This toolkit provides guidance for health care professionals, including dietitians, family physicians, community/public health nurses and pediatricians, on which growth charts to use for monitoring and
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Last Updated: 2017-04-26