Table move one side close to the wall. Put the baby on the table covered by a diaper. The child's head position so that it fits snugly against the wall. The legs should be straightened and lightly pressed to the table, so they lay smoothly, and the child couldn't bend. Feet should be at right angles. To crown, put a ruler or strap to feet can be applied book, and then measuring tape between them, the distance is measured.
After discharge from the hospital attend the monthly clinic, where the doctor will determine the dynamics of the physical development of your child and calculate whether it age. There are various calculation methods - one of them:
- Age;
- Optimal increase in height(in centimeters;
- Optimal weight gain(in grams);1 month (3 - 3.5 cm) - 600g
2 month (3 - 3.5 cm) - 800g
3 month ( 3 - 3.5 cm) - 800g
4 month (2.5 cm) - 750g
5 a month ( 2.5 cm) - 700g
6 month (2.5 cm) - 650g
7 month (1,5 - 2cm) - 600g
8 month (1,5 - 2cm) - 550g
9 month (1,5 - 2cm) - 500g
10 a month (1cm) - 450g
11 month (1cm) - 400g
12 month (1cm) - 350g
Baby's weight should match its growth.
Be sure to record the growth of the child at least once a month in a graph, starting with the growth at birth and then monthly figures. The average growth of the newborn is usually equal to 50.5 cm In the first three months the child grows up to 3 cm per month in the next three months by 2.5 cm, in the third quarter of the year, to 1.5 cm, the fourth at 1 cm per month. In one year the growth of the baby needs to be on average 75 cm.