Do you know what your baby’s percentile is?

Have you ever wondered where it came from or what it means?

Are you worried about your baby’s percentile?

Once you hear this episode, you won’t worry about it anymore.

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Things we talked about:

Why do we need to know percentiles? [4:48]

Where it all started.  Abby thinks the formula companies [9:23]

Abby is part of the statistics – she’s white and born in Ohio [10:16]

It wasn’t meant to be the only diagnostic instrument [12:03]

Following the growth pattern [15:39]

How many babies are born worldwide each year? [17:29]

Breastfed babies gain faster in the beginning [22:20]

Weight for age [22:38]

Birth length [24:00]

Head circumference [25:13]

Babies should be weighed on the same scale [33:03]

Look at all the things [34:54]

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Music: “Levels of Greatness” from “We Used to Paint Stars in the Sky (2012)” courtesy of Scott Holmes at Holmes