Forgotten Diseases Research Foundation

Hong Kong

Size at Birth by Gestational Age

The PDF file below is a study published in 2003. It contains growth curves and data tables for length, weight, and head circumference at birth (24-42 weeks gestation). The authors measured over 10,000 infants born in 12 different hospitals in Hong Kong between 1998 and 2001. For more information about children of Chinese ancestry, please visit our China page.

Length, Weight and Head Circumference


  1. 1. Fok TF et al. (2003) Updated gestational age specific birth weight, crown-heel length, and head circumference of Chinese newborns. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 88:F229-F236. Full text on PubMed.

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