UMEM Educational Pearls

 

Please see below for the correct information.
 
Weight:
 
-Birth weight doubles by 4 months, triples by 12 months and quadruples by 24 months
 
-After age 2, normal weight gain averages 5 pounds per year until adolescence
 
Length:
 
-Birth length increases by 50% at 1 year
 
-Birth length doubles by 4 years and triples by 13 years
 
-After age 2, average height increases by 2 inches per year until adolescence