It's important for parents to be knowledgeable about normal growth.The average birth weight of a full term newborn is approximately 3.4kg & is typically in the range of 2.5 to 4.3kg. over the first 5-7 days following birth, the baby weight decreases by 3-7%. After first week, babies should gain 10-20 per day.. But breastfed infant tend to gain weight a little later than bottle fed infant.

On average infants gain about o.75Kg per month for the first 4 months, 0.5Kg per month for the second 4 months & 0.25Kg per month for third 4 month.

Consider there general guidelines for infant growth in the first 6 years.:-

At birth:-

  • Length 45cm - 53 cm .
  • Weight 2.5 kg - 4.3 kg.

1 month:-

  • Length 48 cm - 58 cm.
  • Weight 3.3 kg - 5 kg.

2 months:-

  • Length 53 cm - 60 cm.
  • Weight 4 kg - 6 kg.

3 months:-

  • Length 57 cm - 65 cm.
  • Weight 4.5 kg - 7 kg.

4 months:-

  • Length 59 cm - 66 cm.
  • Weight 5.5 kg - 8 kg.

5 months:-

  • Length 61 cm -70 cm.
  • Weight 6 kg - 9 kg.

6 months:-

  • Length 63 cm - 71 cm.
  • Weight 6.5kg - 9.5 kg.

7 months:-

  • Length 64 cm - 72 cm .
  • Weight 7 kg - 10 kg.

8 months :-

  • Length 66 cm - 74 cm.
  • Weight 7.5kg - 10.5 kg.

9 months:-

  • Length 67 cm - 76 cm.
  • Weight 7.5 kg - 11.5 kg.

10 months:-

  • Length 68 cm - 78 cm.
  • Weight 8 kg - 11.5 kg.

11 months :-

  • Length 69cm - 79 cm.
  • Weight 8.5 kg - 12 kg.

1 year :-

  • Length 70 cm - 80 cm.
  • Weight 9 kg - 12.5 kg.

2 years:-

  • Length 80 cm - 90 cm.
  • Weight 10 kg - 15 kg.

3 years:-

  • Length 86 cm - 100 cm.
  • Weight 11 kg - 17 kg.

4 years :-

  • Length 92 cm - 109 cm.
  • Weight 13 kg - 20 kg.

5 years :-

  • Length 99 cm - 116 cm.
  • Weight 14 kg - 24 kg.

6 years:-

  • Length 105 cm - 124 cm.
  • Weight 16 kg - 26 kg.