The WHO Child Growth Standards are based on the growth of healthy breastfed infants in multi-ethnic populations. Healthy breastfed infants born to non-smoking women with access to health care are the normative model for growth and development (Health Canada 2010).
Learn more about feeding your baby, including how to know breastfeeding is going well on the HaltonParents website.
A free WHO Growth Chart Training program for Healthcare Providers is available through the Dietitians of Canada.
Updated July 2022