CUSTOMISED FUNDAL HEIGHT CHART for a New Zealand population

Name Unit number

Maternal weight at booking =       Maternal height =
Fetal sex (m/f) (if not known leave blank)       Parity Ethnicity =
Ultrasound dating scan = = mm on (dd/mm/yyyy)
Scan EDD =
Calculated optimal birth wt at term = gm 10th to 90th centile gm

Enter your own dates in the table
dd/mm/yyyy formatGESTATION
Measured Fetal wt range

McCowan L, Stewart AW, Francis A, Gardosi J. A customised birthweight centile calculator developed for a New Zealand population. The University of Auckland and West Midlands Perinatal Institute, Birmingham, United Kingdom. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2004; 44: 428431
Gardosi J, Mongelli M, Chang A. An adjustable fetal weight standard. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 1995;6:168-174
See also CESDI 8th annual Report (2001).

This calculator is for educational use. It is believed to accurately apply the method of the above paper but no responsibility for accuracy of the results is accepted by the author. David J R Hutchon BSc, MB, ChB, FRCOG Consultant Gynaecologist, Memorial Hospital, Darlington, England. Currently on sabbatical leave in Greymouth, New Zealand. Copyright for the program remains with the author
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