Sep 09, 2010 · Growth charts consist of a series of percentile curves that illustrate the distribution of selected body measurements in children. Pediatric growth charts have been used by pediatricians, nurses, and parents to track the growth of infants, children, and .
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Growth charts provide a visual display of the rate of growth of an infant, child, or adolescent. Infant growth charts document length, weight, and head circumference. Children and adolescent growth charts document height, weight, and BMI (body mass index). Growth charts provide a unique long-term assessment of the overall health of the patient.