Growth in Early Life: Growth Trajectory and Assessment, Influencing Factors and Impact of Early Nutrition Back

This Essential Knowledge Briefing practical guide, entitled 'Growth in Early Life: Growth Trajectory and Assessment, Influencing Factors an d Impact of Early Nutrition' provides an overview of physical growth during the first 1000 days, from conception to the age of two years, and the factors that influence growth.

This Briefing also discusses growth challenges that can occur, from compromised birth such as preterm, term small-for-gestational age and large-for-gestational age to growth deviations such as stunting and wasting, overweight and obesity in infancy and toddlerhood.

Available to download in English here.