Baby Height Percentile Calculator

 Helps evaluate a child’s length from birth to 5 years of age based on WHO growth charts. 

Baby Height Percentile Growth Charts

Height percentile tables and growth charts have been standardized by WHO following the Multicentre Growth Reference Study and may be used to monitor length growth in infants and toddlers, boys and girls, from birth to 5 years of age.

If the baby is gaining length at each appointment and their weight is also within the healthy percentile range, it is likely that they are taking the adequate amount of calories and growing normally.

However, if the baby is within one of the higher length percentiles and gains weight rapidly between health checks, they may be overfed.

At the other end, if both partners have smaller frames, the baby is likely to be on the smaller length percentiles as well, without a cause for concern. But if the baby is not gaining length or weight at similar rates, a failure to thrive may be diagnosed, where the baby is not receiving or taking in sufficient calories.

The height growth charts are often used in conjunction with weight growth charts to check for normal development so you can use the Weight Percentile Calculator to check whether the baby’s body mass is developing harmoniously. An indicator of this is whether the percentiles are within a 10 to 20 percent range of each other.

A baby height percentile calculator can be a valuable tool for parents and healthcare providers. Here are some benefits of using a baby height percentile calculator:

  1. Tracking Growth: The calculator helps parents and healthcare providers track a baby’s growth over time. This information can be used to identify any potential growth concerns or health issues early on, and take appropriate action if needed.
  2. Comparing with Other Babies: The calculator allows parents and healthcare providers to compare a baby’s growth with that of other babies of the same age and gender. This can help put a baby’s growth into perspective and provide reassurance that they are growing at a healthy rate.
  3. Identifying Growth Spurts: Babies go through growth spurts at different times, and a baby height percentile calculator can help identify when a baby is going through a growth spurt. This information can be used to adjust feeding and sleeping schedules to accommodate the baby’s increased needs.
  4. Monitoring Nutrition: A baby height percentile calculator can be used to monitor a baby’s nutrition. If a baby is not growing at a healthy rate, this may be a sign that they are not getting enough nutrients in their diet. The calculator can help parents and healthcare providers identify any nutritional deficiencies and take appropriate action.
  5. Providing Peace of Mind: Finally, a baby height percentile calculator can provide parents with peace of mind. Knowing that their baby is growing at a healthy rate can alleviate anxiety and stress, and help parents feel more confident in their ability to care for their baby.


We’d love to keep you updated with our latest news and offers 😎