Nutritional Assessment

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 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.

Medindia's Child Nourishment Status using Height-Weight method
  Weight of the Child is :    90  (Kg)
  Height of the Child is :    170 (Cm)
  Child Nourishment Status is :    Abnormal

Do you wish to check the nutritional assessment using Arm and Head method, click here


If you are concerned about the nutritional status of the child and wish to consult a Paeditriacian, click here

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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.

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