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Getting your baby weighed

Health visitors run Well Child Health Clinics to measure your baby’s growth. If you wish they can also asses your emotional well-being. The NHS recommends this if your baby is under 1 year. 

Clinics run throughout Hounslow in local Children’s Centres. For further details see the Healthy Family Section of Children’s Centres or

Contact: General enquiries 020 8714 4069 Health Visitors 020 8973 3490

When to have your baby weighed

2 to 4 weeks of age by appointment at a Well-Child Clinic

6 to 8 weeks of age (inc. head circumference measurement) by appointment with your G.P – book directly with your doctors surgery

12 weeks of age by appointment at a Well-Child Clinic

16 weeks of age by appointment at a Well-Child Clinic

8 – 10 months of age by appointment at a Well-Child Clinic

1 yr of age by appointment at a Well-Child Clinic

2yrs of age by appointment at the Review clinic -27 month health review