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Newborn Size


International standards for newborn weight, length, and head circumference by gestational age and sex: the Newborn Cross-Sectional Study of the INTERGROWTH-21st Project. Villar J, Cheikh Ismail L, Victora CG, Ohuma EO, Bertino E, Altman DG, et al. Lancet 2014, 384(9946):857-68.

The likeness of fetal growth and newborn size across non-isolated populations in the INTERGROWTH-21st Project: the Fetal Growth Longitudinal Study and Newborn Cross-Sectional Study. Villar J, Papageorghiou AT, Pang R, Lambert A, Ohuma EO, Purwar M et al.  Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 20142(10):781-92. 

The distibution of clinical phenotypes of preterm birth syndrome: implications for prevention. Barros FC, Papageorphiou AT, Vicora CG, Pang R, Iams Jm, Lambert A et al.  JAMA Pediatr 2015, 169(3):229-29. 

Anthropometric characterization of impaired fetal growth: risk factors for and prognosis of newborns with stunting or wasting. Victora CG, Villar J, Barros FC, Bertino E, Noble JA, Purwar M et al.  JAMA Pediatr 2015, 169(7):e151431. 

Body composition at birth and its relationship with neonatal anthropometric ratios: the Newborn Body Composition Study of the INTERGROWTH-21st Project. Villar J, Puglia F, Fenton T, Cheikh Ismail L, Staines-Urias E, Giuliani F et al.  Pediatr Res 2017. 

Tables and Graphs

The graphs and charts are available with centiles or Z-Scores (standard deviation).

Data derived from cross-sectional measurements at birth should not be used to monitor postnatal growth (they cannot provide “growth” patterns).

Boys weight tables and graphs

Boys weight, length and head circumference (WLHC) combined tables and graphs

Girls weight, length and head circumference (WLHC) combined tables and graphs

Boys Very Preterm and Newborn combined charts

Girls Very Preterm and Newborn combined charts

Complete newborn growth package

Calculators & Apps

If you are having any issues below is the troubleshooting guide and a sample file.