Understanding Growth Charts

To give you accurate information about understanding a growth chart- visit this official website which explains how to interpret a growth chart. It is complicated!

However, if you have questions and want to speak with a parent of a child who has gone through this process please visit this page and scroll down to the country where you live. Next to the flag is a list of organizations of parents. Click the one you want to reach!

If you are in the United States, there is a group of parents with The MAGIC Foundation who can talk with you. Below is a link to a video made by one MAGIC family who was very newly diagnosed with a growth problem for their daughter. And while this specific diagnosis may not be the reason for your child’s growth issue, it gives you an idea as to how complicated this process is and how successful and important early diagnosis is. Watch now.