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Increase in function of processes related to body and mind

Development

2

Parameter that falls first with inadequate caloric intake

Weight > height > head circumference

3

An increasing weight percentile in the face of a falling height percentile suggests what illness

Hypothyroidism

4

Weight loss in the first few days of birth

5-10%

5

When birth weight is reattained

7-10 days

6

When birth weight is doubled

4-5 months

7

When birth weight is tripled

1 year

8

Daily weight gain in first 3-4 months

20-30g/day

9

Daily weight gain in the first year after 4 months pf age

15-20g/day

10

Average length at birth

20 in

11

Average length at 1 yr

30 in

12

Age at which child doubles birth length

4 years

13

Average HC at birth

35 cm

14

Increase in HC for the first year

1 cm per month (2 cm for first 3 months then slower)

15

A child is considered microcephalic if

HC

16

HC should be measured until

2 y/o

17

Increase in size

Growth