A child should be monitored from birth on wards till puberty to document his/her growth and the rate of growth.
The child development is plotted and compared to the Mid Parental Height.
|Child short of MPH||Consult Paediatric Endocrinologist|
|Slow rate of Growth||Consult Paediatric Endocrinologist|
Growth hormone stimulation test are done in children who are faltering in height. It tests the status of growth hormone in the body and the expected out-comes to treatment with growth hormone.