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Jack was born at term weighing 3.3 kg with a length of 49.9 cm and head circumference of 34.6 cm. He has been weighed and measured regularly since birth and at 3 months was considered to be typically developing with no known medical concerns. In recent weeks Jack's mother has noticed that he is not feeding well. Jack is now 5 months of age and mum has requested she have a review earlier than her scheduled review. His growth details are shown in the table below. Are you concerned about Jack's growth? What recommendations do you make to Jack's mother?
Head Circumference (cm)
Case study questions and activities
1. Plot Jack's growth
Click on the chart to place a mark. Click the mark again to erase it, or click the "Clear all marks" link below to start again.