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Portugal uses the CDC or WHO charts and we have not found postnatal charts created with data from Portuguese children.

Size at Birth by Gestational Age

This section contains two PDF curves for birthweight in Portuguese girls and boys. The curves were created using data from a study published in 2007 (1). The authors used birthweight data from ~25,000 babies born in a large hospital in Lisbon between January 2000 and December 2004.


  1. 1. Cunha M et al. (2007) Percentis do peso de nascimento para a idade gestacional, numa população de recém-nascidos. Acta Pediatrica Portuguesa 38(5):187-193. Full text in Portuguese from publisher.
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