Down Syndrome -Updated Growth Curves

Full link to Pediatrics article ( DOI: 10.1542/peds.2015-1652): Growth Charts for Children with Down Syndrome in U.S. (Reference from Kipp Ellsworth)


New DSGS growth charts were developed by using 1520 measurements on
637 participants. DSGS growth charts for children ,36 months of age showed marked improvements in weight compared with older US charts. DSGS charts for 2- to 20-year-olds showed that contemporary males are taller than previous charts showed. Generally, the DSGS growth charts are similar to the UK charts.


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