Infant Growth Calculators

November 9, 2011. Posted in: Growth & Development

 

 

Many moms wonder if their baby is growing as expected. It may be helpful to use this calculator, together with the information inAverage Weight Gain for Breastfed Babies, when analyzing your baby’s growth.

Directions:Fill in at least two rows (white columns only), then click on “calculate” to see the results.[Click here for Metric units (grams, centimeters)]


Weight Gain Calculator
Age Weight
in weeks* pounds ounces ounces gained per week

* see theAge in Weeks Calculator

QUICK CALCULATOR
Age in weeks
Birth Date [mmddyyyy]
Current Date  (or any date)
[mmddyyyy]
Age in weeks

QUICK REFERENCE
  Average Growth for Breastfed Babies*
Baby’sAge

(weeks)

Avg.WeightGain

(oz/week)

Avg.LengthGain

(in/month)

0 – 17 5 – 7 1.0
17 – 26 4 – 5 1.0
26 – 52 2 – 4 0.5
* seeAverage
Weight Gain  for Breastfed Babies
for additional information
Length
Gain Calculator
Age Length
in weeks* inches inches
per month
* see the Age in Weeks Calculator

Other growth calculators

Kids Growth Chart Percentiles Calculator (height and weight for birth to age 20, body mass index for age 2-20) from About.com. These calculators don’t say which growth charts are used for the calculations.

Growth Percentile Calculator (up to 36 months) from BabyCenter.com

Growth Calculators (body mass index, growth percentile, growth velocity percentile for age 2-18) from Genentech, manufacturer of human growth hormone products.

Kid’s Height Predictor from WebMD