The INTERGROWTH-21st global references and z scores for head circumference, length and weight at birth of very preterm newborns are available to download below.

19th February 2016 • 0 comments

New INTERGROWTH-21st very preterm size at birth reference charts have been published in The Lancet.

19th February 2016 • 0 comments

The International Fetal and Newborn Growth consortium for the 21st century (INTERGROWTH-21st) was established to define optimal growth and development and the conditions required for this to occur.

18th January 2016 • 0 comments

We are delighted to announce that Sri Lanka has become the first country to adopt the INTERGROWTH-21st Preterm Standards.

11th December 2015 • 0 comments

INTERGROWTH-21st in Sri Lanka

by iNTERGROWTH-21st

Drs Leila Cheikh Ismail and Jane Hirst are currently introducing the Preterm Growth Standards through a series of workshops in Sri Lanka.

10th December 2015 • 0 comments
1st December 2015 • 0 comments

INTERGROWTH-21st in China

by INTERGROWTH-21st
30th November 2015 • comment

Chinese translations of the INTERGROWTH-21st Fetal and Newborn Lancet articles are now available for download.二十一世纪国际胎儿、新生儿生长发育项目(INTERGROWTH-21st) 柳叶刀文章的中文翻译本现在可供下载。

24th November 2015 • 0 comments

New INTERGROWTH-21st 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 download here.

9th November 2015 • 0 comments

The first international stnadards for monitroing the growth of preterm babies have now been published in the Lancet Global Health (October 2015). 

14th October 2015 • 0 comments

The EMPOWER Program (EMpowering Progress in Obstetric and Women's hEalth Research)  is now accepting research proposals related to preeclampsia and other hypertensive disorders of pregnancy from young investigators in low resource settings. Letters of Intent are due November 15, 2015. Thereafter, projects deemed feasible will be invited to submit full applications by April 15, 2016. The grant recipient will be announced in October 2016 at the World Congress of the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy (ISSHP).

30th September 2015 • 0 comments

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.

18th August 2015 • 0 comments
7th July 2015 • 0 comments

Fetal Growth Standards for ultrasound 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. For information about how to perform these measurements, or for other information on standards in ultrasound imaging, please see the ultrasound training toolkit.

11th June 2015 • 0 comments

Practical chart for health practitioners to use to assess newborn size (weight, length, head circumference) at birth against global standards. This version of the chart is being piloted within the University of Oxford hospital network, and plans to pilot in the INTERGROWTH-21st study sites and in Boston area hospitals are developing quickly. Practitioners can download and use this version of the chart freely. To connect with the INTERGROWTH-21st team regarding your experience with piloting this chart, or to request modifications to the chart (e.g. language; different institutional logo), please contact intergrowth21st@tghn.org.  

30th March 2015 • 0 comments

Global standards and z scores for length at birth, with information related to their use. Online calculators will be available shortly.

23rd March 2015 • 0 comments

Global standards and z scores for head circumference at birth, with information related to their use. Online calculators will be available shortly. 

23rd March 2015 • 0 comments

Global standards and z scores for birth weight at birth, with information related to their use. Online calculators will be available shortly.  

23rd March 2015 • 0 comments