About Careers Internship MedBlogs Contact us
Medindia LOGIN REGISTER
Advertisement

Nutritional Assessment


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

It is important to know for a parent if their child is undernourished. The method to assess this state is called Anthropometry. 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.

Advertisement

Child Nourishment Status using "Height-Weight method".

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




Advertisement

Post a Comment

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.

Comments

WasimAnya, India

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?

emv555, Philippines

this page is very helpful for moms like me.

Advertisement
Recommended Reading
Advertisement
Health Calculators A-Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Pediatric Calculators
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Calculator
Bedwetting Calculator
Immunization
Development Milestone
Child's Future Height Calculator 
View all
Advertisement
Health Calculator Search



    What's New on Medindia
    Are Menopause Symptoms Troubling You?: Try these Options
    Vaccination  And Counter  Measures Against  Monkeypox
    Indian Railways Special Concession on Health Grounds
    View all

    Medindia Newsletters Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!
    Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

    Most Popular on Medindia

    Blood Pressure Calculator Color Blindness Calculator Drug Interaction Checker Post-Nasal Drip The Essence of Yoga Indian Medical Journals Pregnancy Confirmation Calculator Blood Donation - Recipients Hearing Loss Calculator Noscaphene (Noscapine)

    Disclaimer - All information and content on this site are for information and educational purposes only. The information should not be used for either diagnosis or treatment or both for any health related problem or disease. Always seek the advice of a qualified physician for medical diagnosis and treatment. Full Disclaimer

    © All Rights Reserved 1997 - 2022

    This site uses cookies to deliver our services. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use