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Comparing Methodologies Used to Develop WHO and CDC Growth Charts for Children Birth to Aged 2 Years

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1. The WHO growth charts are considered a standard against which all infants and young children should be compared because
The WHO growth charts describe how healthy infants and young children should grow.
The WHO growth charts represent the growth of infants and young children under less than optimal environmental conditions.
The data included infants who stopped breastfeeding at 6 months.

2.  The WHO growth charts represent growth standards that describe how healthy infants and young children should grow under optimal environmental and health conditions. To achieve this purpose, infants were excluded from the study sample used to create the growth curves if they were
Born to mothers who smoked during pregnancy or lactation.
Breastfed <12 months.
Introduced to complementary foods before 4 months of age.
All of the above.

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