Tracking healthy growth

Tracking healthy growth

Season 3 / Episode 9 Subject: Early Childhood Development (ECD) Topic: Why is the nurse measuring my baby?

Why should my baby have regular check-ups?
Taking your baby for regular check-ups at the clinic is vitally important in order to detect if there are any problems with your baby’s growth and developme...
How does each chart in the Road to Health Booklet (RTHB) work and what does it mean for your baby?
Clinic visits are important in order to chart your child’s development. At the clinic there are three charts that clinic/health staff will check up on your...
Why are there other lines on the 3 charts in the Road to Health Booklet (RTHB) and what do they mean?
The middle green ‘0’ line on each chart shows what is most normal for a boy or girl at these ages. Your baby’s lines should be reasonably close to these mid...