The toddler who is falling off the growth chart

Valérie Marchand, Dana L. Boctor, Jeffrey N. Critch, Manjula Gowrishankar, Daniel Roth, Sharon L. Unger, Robin C. Williams, Jatinder Bhatia, Genevieve Courant, A. George F. Davidson, Tanis Fenton, Jennifer McCrea, Jae Hong Kim, Lynne Underhill

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Growth monitoring is an essential part of paediatric health care, from birth through adolescence. Growth and nutritional problems often occur between 18 months and three years of age. Health care professionals involved in the care of children need to follow growth closely in this period, be able to evaluate a toddler whose growth seems to be faltering, and know when and how to intervene.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)447-450
Number of pages4
JournalPaediatrics and Child Health (Canada)
Issue number8
StatePublished - Oct 2012


  • Appetite
  • Growth
  • Nutritional intervention
  • Toddler

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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