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BOYS' GROWTH STANDARDS: BIRTH TO 12 MONTHS*

MONTH
LENGTH (CM)
WEIGHT (KG)
HEAD
RD
RD
S
3 TO
3 TO
CIRCUMFERENCE
TH
TH
97 PERCENTILE
97 PERCENTILE
(CM)
3RD TO
97TH PERCENTILE
0
46.3 - 53.4
2.5 - 4.3
32.1 - 36.9
1
51.1 - 58.4
3.4 - 5.7
35.1 - 39.5
2
54.7 - 62.2
4.4 - 7.0
36.9 - 41.3
3
57.6 - 65.3
5.1 - 7.9
38.3 - 42.7
4
60.0 - 67.8
5.6 - 8.6
39.4 - 43.9
5
61.9 - 69.9
6.1 - 9.2
40.3 - 44.8
6
63.6 - 71.6
6.4 - 9.7
41.0 - 45.6
7
65.1 - 73.2
6.7 - 10.2
41.7 - 46.3
8
66.5 - 74.7
7.0 - 10.5
42.2 - 46.9
9
67.7 - 76.2
7.2 - 10.9
42.6 - 47.4
10
69.0 - 77.6
7.5 - 11.2
43.0 - 47.8
11
70.2 - 78.9
7.4 - 11.5
43.4 - 48.2
12
71.3 - 80.2
7.8 - 11.8
43.6 - 48.5

GIRL'S GROWTH STANDARDS: BIRTH TO 12 MONTHS*


MONTH
LENGTH (CM)
WEIGHT (KG)
HEAD
RD
RD
S
3 TO
3 TO
CIRCUMFERENCE
TH
TH
97 PERCENTILE
97 PERCENTILE
(CM)
3RD TO
97TH PERCENTILE
0
45.6 - 52.7
2.4 - 4.2
31.7 - 36.1
1
50.0 - 57.4
3.2 - 5.4
34.3 - 38.8
2
53.2 - 60.9
4.0 - 6.5
36.0 - 40.5
3
55.8 - 63.8
4.6 - 7.4
37.2 - 41.9
4
58.0 - 66.2
5.1 - 8.1
38.2 - 43.0
5
59.9 - 68.2
5.5 - 8.7
39.0 - 43.9
6
61.5 - 70.0
5.8 - 9.2
39.7 - 44.6
7
62.9 - 71.6
6.1 - 9.6
40.4 - 45.3
8
64.3 - 73.2
6.3 - 10.0
40.9 - 45.9
9
65.6 - 74.7
6.6 - 10.4
41.3 - 46.3
10
66.8 - 76.1
6.8 - 10.7
41.7 - 46.8
11
68.0 - 77.5
7.0 - 11.0
42.0 - 47.1
12
69.2 - 78.9
7.1 - 11.3
42.3 - 47.5

BABY

AGE
Birth
3 months

SIZE
Weight
Length
Weight
Length

BOYS
6.7 - 8.1 pounds
19.1 - 20.1 inches
13.0 - 15.2 pounds
23.6 - 24.7 inches

GIRLS
6.5 - 7.8 pounds
18.9 - 19.8 inches
11.8 - 14.0 pounds
23.0 - 24.1 inches

Quick tip: For babies born prematurely, use gestational age (not age since birth) when you
look up their numbers in this chart.
6 months

Weight

16.2 - 18.8 pounds

14.8 - 17.5 pounds

Length

26.1 - 27.2 inches

25.3 - 26.5 inches

Fast fact: By age 6 months, most babies have doubled their birth weight.
9 months

Weight
Length

18.2 - 21.1 pounds


27.7 - 28.9 inches

16.7 - 19.7 pounds


27.0 - 28.3 inches

TODDLER
AGE
12 months
15 months
18 months
21 months

SIZE
Weight
Height
Weight
Height
Weight
Height
Weight
Height

BOYS
19.8 - 22.9 pounds
29.2 - 30.5 inches
21.1 - 24.5 pounds
30.5 - 31.8 inches
22.4 - 26.0 pounds
31.7 - 33.1 inches
23.6 - 27.5 pounds
32.7 - 34.3 inches

GIRLS
18.2 - 21.4 pounds
28.5 - 29.8 inches
19.5 - 23.0 pounds
29.9 - 31.2 inches
20.8 - 24.5 pounds
31.0 - 32.5 inches
22.0 - 26.0 pounds
32.1 - 33.8 inches

PRESCHOOLER
AGE
24 months
27 months
30 months
33 months
36 months
4 years

SIZE
Weight
Height
Weight
Height
Weight
Height
Weight
Height
Weight
Height
Weight
Height

BOYS
24.8 - 28.9 pounds
33.8 - 35.4 inches
27.0 - 31.2 pounds
34.1 - 36.1 inches
27.8 - 32.2 pounds
35.0 - 37.0 inches
28.6 - 33.2 pounds
35.8 - 37.8 inches
29.5 - 34.3 pounds
36.5 - 38.6 inches
33.3 - 39.1 pounds
39.2 - 41.5 inches

GIRLS
23.3 - 27.5 pounds
33.2 - 34.9 inches
25.8 - 30.0 pounds
33.7 - 35.6 inches
26.7 - 31.1 pounds
34.6 - 36.6 inches
27.6 - 32.3 pounds
35.4 - 37.4 inches
28.4 - 33.4 pounds
36.0 - 38.1 inches
32.2 - 38.5 pounds
38.6 - 41.0 inches

BIG KID
AGE
5 years
6 years
7 years

SIZE
Weight
Height
Weight
Height
Weight
Height

BOYS
37.5 - 44.7 pounds
41.7 - 44.2 inches
41.9 - 50.6 pounds
44.2 - 46.9 inches
46.5 - 56.8 pounds
46.6 - 49.5 inches

GIRLS
36.3 - 44.0 pounds
41.3 - 43.8 inches
40.8 - 50.0 pounds
43.9 - 46.7 inches
45.6 - 56.6 pounds
46.5 - 49.4 inches

8 years

Weight
Height

51.5 - 63.6 pounds


48.9 - 52.0 inches

50.9 - 64.3 pounds


48.8 - 51.9 inches