New Growth ChartsBrooks J, Day SM, Shavelle RM, Strauss DJ (2011). Low weight, morbidity, and mortality in children with cerebral palsy: New clinical growth charts. Pediatrics, 128; e299; originally published online July 18, 2011 (DOI 10.1542/peds.2010-2801).
Below are the charts for height, weight, and BMI for boys and girls with cerebral palsy, stratified by GMFCS, with level 5 additionally divided into those requiring a feeding tube (TF) and those not (NT).
Boys: GMFCS 1 GMFCS 2 GMFCS 3 GMFCS 4 GMFCS 5 NT GMFCS 5 TF
Girls: GMFCS 1 GMFCS 2 GMFCS 3 GMFCS 4 GMFCS 5 NT GMFCS 5 TF
The broad definitions of GMFCS (gross motor function classification system) levels 1 to 5 are: