This tool is currently available in Excel format and will be updated by a web and PC/MAC application developed early in 2016. Read more
New INTERGROWTH-21st Very Preterm Size at Birth Reference Charts
Very preterm size at birth reference charts for individual measures of weight, length and head circumference are now available for download.Learn more
New INTERGROWTH-21st International Postnatal Growth Standards
Postnatal Growth Standards charts for individual measurements of length, weight, head circumference, as well as a combined standards chart for length, weight and head circumference are now available for downloadLearn more
New INTERGROWTH-21st tool available for download
Newborn Size Application Tool for calculating centiles and z-scores for Birthweight, Birth length and Birth Head circumference is now available to download.Learn more
Cuba Considers New Standards
Professor Jose Villar was named a Member of Honour of the Cuban Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and is working towards the implementation of the standards throughout Cuba.Learn more
The first application of a novel new approach for preventing preterm birth syndrome through a phenotypic classification system.Learn more
Maternal Health Key to Newborn Health
Fetal and newborn growth found to be similar across diverse geographical settings when mothers are healthy and environmental constraints on growth are low.Learn more
Lancet Publishes key INTERGROWTH-21st Results
New, globally-validated standards for estimating gestational age and measuring fetal growth and newborn size have been published.Learn more
The INTERGROWTH-21st Neurodevelopment Package is a multi-dimensional instrument measuring early childhood development (ECD).Learn more
Read the headlines about our findings from media outlets around the world, including the Wall St Journal, the Atlantic and Time Magazine.Learn more
The INTERGROWTH-21st Newborn Size Application Tool for calculating centiles and z-scores for Birthweight, Birth length and Birth Head circumference is now available for download for Windows and Mac users, along with a web browser version. Read more
We are delighted to announce that Sri Lanka has become the first country to adopt the INTERGROWTH-21st Preterm Standards. Read more
Drs Leila Cheikh Ismail and Jane Hirst are currently introducing the Preterm Growth Standards through a series of workshops in Sri Lanka. Read more
Professors Jose Villar and Aris Papageorghiou enjoyed a warm reception when they presented the INTERGROWTH-21st standards at the Sixth China Maternal and Child Health Development Conference which was held in Zhuhai last week. Read more
Congratulations to Professor Aris Papageorghiou on being awarded an honorary membership of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine in recognition of his international contribution to medical ultrasound. Read more
Chinese translations of the INTERGROWTH-21st Fetal and Newborn Lancet articles are now available for download. Read more
The first standards for the growth of preterm babies have now been published in the Lancet Global Health Read more
New INTERGROWTH-21st Fetal Growth Standards charts for measurements of head circumference (HC), bi-parietal diameter (BPD), occipito-frontal diameter (OFD), femur length (FL) and abdominal circumference (AC) are now available for download. Read more
Watch the seminar recording on 'New global standards for Fetal and Newborn growth: findings and implications of the INTERGROWTH-21st Project' by Dr Jane Hirst Read more
INTERGROWTH-21st newborn growth charts have now been incorporated into the Aga Khan University Hospital/Child Health Booklet in Nairobi, Kenya. Read more
President-elect of the International Pediatric Association (IPA) and INTERGROWTH-21st Consortium Member Zulfiqar Bhutta has co-authored a piece with INTERGROWTH-21st Co-Chief Investigators Stephen Kennedy and Jose Villar and Dr. Jane Hirst, dissemination lead for the INTERGROWTH-21st Project, about the Project's breakthrough ... Read more
Maternal Infections is a free, online, open access training course developed by the Nuffield Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the University of Oxford, Harvard Maternal Health Taskforce, The Global Health Network and the Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and ... Read more
We are a global network of over 300 researchers and health care professionals dedicated to improving maternal and newborn health in 27 countries.
This website provides clinicians and researchers access to the INTERGROWTH-21st Global Perinatal Package. This package is comprised of new, globally-validated standards and practical training resources. To download the standards please use the download links to the right of this page.
A selection of INTERGROWTH-21st-related news articles from around the world and information regarding press inquiries is available on our Media page.
New INTERGROWTH-21st Postnatal Growth Standards for Preterm Infants are now available. Charts for individual measurements of length, weight, head circumference, as well as a combined standards charts for length, weight ...