If you are worried about your own or your child’s growth you should visit the doctor. They will be able to complete some measurements and investigate further if needed, potentially referring you on to a specialist. Here we can help you plan for both conversations.
Visiting your paediatrician
Questions and resources to help you plan for your visit to your child’s paediatrician or GP.
Visiting a growth specialist
Questions and resources to help you plan for your visit to a growth specialist if your child has been referred.
It is important to keep track of your child’s growth in order to identify if there is a problem early on. We recommend measuring your child every 6 months, which is now easier, with our simple to use growth calculator.