G_CS_86 Guidelines for self Weighing of Babies and Children

This guideline aims to ensure that the care provided improves outcomes for children and families, specifically to:

  • remove the necessity of over weighing of infants by professionals.


  • enable parents/carers to confidently self-weigh their babies when attending self-weigh sessions where scales are made available and understand growth charts.


  • provide good interaction between families and professionals

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