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Growth in the first yearGGrowth in the first yearGrowth in the first yearEnglishNABaby (1-12 months)BodyNANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC9.0000000000000065.0000000000000639.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Read about normal growth and weight gain in the first year of a baby's life. Growth charts and information about head circumference are also provided.</p><p>Your baby's weight and height will be measured at every well0-baby visit and compared to the normal ranges for babies of the same age. Keep in mind that all babies grow at different rates, so don't worry if your baby is a bit bigger or smaller than average.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Most healthy, full-term newborn babies double their birth weight by four months and triple it by their first birthday.</li> <li>When babies show an inadequate rate of growth over time using standard growth charts, this could indicate a failure to thrive.</li> <li>Babies who are failing to thrive may need extra calories and will need to be followed closely by their health-care provider.</li> <li>Your baby's head circumference will be measured at well baby visits, as head growth generally relates to brain growth.</li></ul>
النمو في السنة الاولىاالنمو في السنة الاولىGrowth in the first yearArabicNABaby (1-12 months)BodyNANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZNA9.0000000000000065.0000000000000639.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>اقرأ عن النمو الطبيعي وزيادة الوزن في السنة الاولى من حياة الطفل. مخططات النمو والمعلومات حول محيط الرأس جرى تزويدها.</p>
第一年里的生长第一年里的生长Growth in the first yearChineseSimplifiedNABaby (1-12 months)BodyNANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00Z65.00000000000009.00000000000000639.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z了解宝宝在出生后一年内息。<br>
第一年裏的生長第一年裏的生長Growth in the First YearChineseTraditionalNABaby (1-12 months)BodyNANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00Z65.00000000000009.00000000000000639.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z​瞭解寶寶在出生後一年內的正常生長和體重增加速度。還給出了生長表和關于頭圍的相關信息。
La croissance durant la première annéeLLa croissance durant la première annéeGrowth in the first yearFrenchNABaby (1-12 months)BodyNANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC9.0000000000000065.0000000000000639.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Apprenez-en davantage sur la croissance et la prise de poids normales de votre bébé durant sa première année de vie. Vous trouverez également des renseignements sur les fiches de croissance et le périmètre crânien.</p><p>Le poids et la taille de votre bébé seront mesurés à chaque visite de routine et comparés aux mesures des autres bébés du même âge. Soyez conscient que tous les bébés ne grandissent pas au même rythme et ne vous inquiétez pas si votre bébé est plus grand ou plus petit que la moyenne.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>La plupart des bébés nés à terme et en santé doublent leur poids à la naissance après quatre mois et triplent ce même poids à leur premier anniversaire.</li> <li>Lorsque le rythme de croissance du bébé est inadéquat selon les chartes de croissance normalisées, cela pourrait indiquer un retard de croissance.</li> <li>Les bébés qui présentent un retard de croissance pourraient devoir consommer des calories supplémentaires et devront être suivis de près par leur fournisseur de soins de santé.</li> <li>On mesurera la circonférence de la tête de votre bébé à chaque visite de routine, car la croissance de la tête est généralement associée à la croissance du cerveau.</li></ul>
Crecimiento durante el primer año de vidaCCrecimiento durante el primer año de vidaGrowth in the First YearSpanishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2008-10-18T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Lea acerca del crecimiento y el aumento de peso normal en el primer año de la vida de un bebé.</p>
முதல் வருடத்தில் வளர்ச்சிமுதல் வருடத்தில் வளர்ச்சிGrowth in the First YearTamilNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2008-10-18T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>ஒரு குழந்தையின் வாழ்க்கையின் முதல் வருட சாதாரண வளர்ச்சி மற்றும் எடை அதிகரிப்பு பற்றி வாசிக்கவும்.</p>
پہلے سال میں بڑھناپپہلے سال میں بڑھناGrowth in the First YearUrduNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC65.00000000000009.00000000000000639.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Zبچے کی زندگی کے پہلے سال میں نشونما اور وزن بڑھنے کے بارے میں پڑھیے۔ بڑھنے کے چارٹ اورسر کے گھیرکی معلومات بھی فراہم کی گئی ہیں۔

 

 

Growth in the first year482.000000000000Growth in the first yearGrowth in the first yearGEnglishNABaby (1-12 months)BodyNANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC9.0000000000000065.0000000000000639.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Read about normal growth and weight gain in the first year of a baby's life. Growth charts and information about head circumference are also provided.</p><p>Your baby's weight and height will be measured at every well0-baby visit and compared to the normal ranges for babies of the same age. Keep in mind that all babies grow at different rates, so don't worry if your baby is a bit bigger or smaller than average.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Most healthy, full-term newborn babies double their birth weight by four months and triple it by their first birthday.</li> <li>When babies show an inadequate rate of growth over time using standard growth charts, this could indicate a failure to thrive.</li> <li>Babies who are failing to thrive may need extra calories and will need to be followed closely by their health-care provider.</li> <li>Your baby's head circumference will be measured at well baby visits, as head growth generally relates to brain growth.</li></ul><h2>Growth and weight gain</h2><p>You will be told what percentile your baby is in for weight and height, compared with other babies of the same age. For example, if you are told that your baby is on the 90th percentile for weight, it means that they weigh more than 90% of babies their age.</p><p>Most healthy babies who are born full-term gain weight according to the following pattern:</p><table class="akh-table"><thead><tr><th>Age</th><th>Weight gain per day</th><th>Weight gain per month</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><td>One to three months</td><td>30 g <br>(about 1 oz)</td><td>900 g <br>(about 2 lbs)</td></tr><tr><td>Four to 12 months</td><td>20 g <br>(about 0.7 oz)</td><td>600 g (about 1 lb 5 oz)</td></tr></tbody></table><p>A useful rule of thumb is that most healthy, full-term newborn babies double their birth weight by four months and triple it by their first birthday. </p><p>Keep in mind, though, that all babies grow at their own pace. Your baby may gain weight faster or slower than the rates mentioned above. A small or large baby may be perfectly healthy. Also, babies have growth spurts and fluctuations in their rate of weight gain. Therefore, your baby might not remain at the same percentile for weight or height every time you bring them to the doctor for a well-baby visit. </p><p>If your baby was very large at birth, chances are that they will grow quite slowly for the first few months; by six to eight months, they will probably be close in weight to other babies their age. If your baby was small due to prematurity, they may catch up to normal weight over the first year of life. </p><p>The best way to keep track of your baby's growth and weight gain is to bring them to their regularly scheduled well-baby visits. their health-care provider will carefully measure and plot their weight, height, and head circumference over time, and will compare the measurements to standardized growth charts. </p><p>Here are some weight gain and growth charts for girls from the World Health Organization:</p><ul><li> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.who.int/childgrowth/standards/cht_wfa_girls_p_0_2.pdf">Weight for age</a></li><li> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.who.int/childgrowth/standards/cht_lfa_girls_p_0_2.pdf">Length for age</a></li><li> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.who.int/childgrowth/standards/cht_wfl_girls_p_0_2.pdf">Weight for length</a></li></ul><p>Here are a few weight gain and growth charts for boys from the World Health Organization:</p><ul><li> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.who.int/childgrowth/standards/cht_wfa_boys_p_0_2.pdf">Weight for age</a></li><li> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.who.int/childgrowth/standards/cht_lfa_boys_p_0_2.pdf">Length for age</a></li><li> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.who.int/childgrowth/standards/cht_wfl_boys_p_0_2.pdf">Weight for length</a></li></ul><p>Your baby's physician will utilize charts recommended for use in your region.</p><p>Although growth and weight gain rates can fluctuate, if your baby shows an inadequate rate of growth over time using the standard growth charts, it could mean there is a problem such as failure to thrive. </p><h3>What is failure to thrive?</h3><p>Failure to thrive is when any of the following occurs:</p><ul><li>weight less than the third percentile on a standard growth chart </li><li>weight 20% below the ideal weight for height </li><li>fall off from a previously established growth curve. </li></ul><p>Babies who are failing to thrive should be carefully assessed to find a cause for their growth failure. They may need extra calories to catch up in their growth. These babies will also need to be followed closely by their paediatrician or family doctor. </p><h2>Head circumference</h2><p>Along with your baby's weight and height, their head circumference will be measured at every well-baby visit. Your health-care provider will measure around your baby's head at its largest area: above the eyebrows and ears, and around the back of the head. The measurement will be recorded and compared with their previous measurements, and with the normal ranges for babies of the same age. Head growth generally relates directly to brain growth. </p><p>If there is a problem with your baby's head growth, your doctor may become concerned about a possible problem. For example, an unusually large head, or one that is growing faster than normal, may mean that there is increased fluid within the skull. An exceptionally small head size, or one that is growing slower than normal, may mean that the brain is not developing properly. </p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/growth_in_the_first_year.jpgGrowth in the first year

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