Nutritional Assessment

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Do you wish to find out if your child is undernourished?

It is important to know for a parent iftheir child is undernourished. The method to assess this state is calledAnthropometry. The nutritional status of a child can be used by using parameters like "Height and Weight" or by using† "Arm/Head Circumference method".Nutritional status results are independent of age.

Child Nourishment Status using "Height-Weight method".

Child Nourishment Status using "Arm/Head Circumference method".

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I did the nutritional assessment of my 2 year old daughter. Weight = 13kg and height = 86cm. The result was "abnormal". If I check ideal height and weight for 2 year old , my child fits in as normal. What does this mean?
WasimAnya  Sunday, July 8, 2012
this page is very helpful for moms like me.
emv555  Sunday, January 8, 2012

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