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Growth and development of the infant and young child

  • Phyllis B. Eveleth
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A child who is growing well is a healthy child. Growth is one of the best yardsticks we have of the health status of an individual child or of the general health and nutritional status of an entire population. Thus a consideration of growth and development is necessary in any evaluation of child health.

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