Babies’ growth trajectory

Consideration of the impact of any condition and its treatment on growth is what separates paediatric patients from all other age groups.

The importance of plotting growth on customised charts is emphasised universally but unfortunately is often overlooked in busy primary practice. This is unfortunate because trends in growth patterns often reflect upon the general health and well-being of the child.

Satisfactory growth is particularly reassuring to often-anxious parents of an infant