After a baby's first birthday, the rate of growth begins to slow down. The baby is now a toddler and is very active.
While all children may grow at a different rate, the following indicates the average for 1-year-old boys and girls.
- Weight: average gain of about 8 ounces each month; birth weight has tripled by the end of the first year
- Height: average growth of about ¼ to ½ inch each month