size charts

Standard

Newborns

Head Circumference 13″ – 14 ”  33-36cm; hat circ = 11.5″ – 13″ Hat height = 5.5 to 6″ 13-15 cm

Baby – 3 to 6 months

Head Circumference: 14″ – 17 ”  36-43 cm; Hat height= 6.5 – 7″ 15-18 cm

Baby – 6 to 12 months

Head Circumference: 16″ – 19 ”  41-48 cm ;  Hat height = 7.5″  18 cm

Toddler – preschooler (12 months – 3 years)

Head Circumference: 18″ to 20 ” 46 -48 cm; Hat height = 8″  20 cm

Child (3 – 10 years)

Head Circumference: 19″ – 20 1/2″  48-51 cm; Hat height =8.5″  22cm

Pre-teens and Teens  Hat

Head Circumference: 20 1/2″ – 22″   53 -56 cm; height 9-10″  25 cm

Adult Woman

Head Circumference:  21.5″ – 22.5″  Hat height = 11″

Adult Man

Head Circumference:  23″ – 24″  58.4 cm – 61 cm; Hat height = 11″-11.5″

Here are some more baby measurements you might find helpful.

Used with permission of Melinda Gorley

1-3 LBS    ½-1½ kg

NECK TO FEET: 10 1/2″  26 cm

WRIST TO WRIST: 10 1/2″  26 cm

CIRCUMF. BOTTOM OF NECK: 3″   8 cm

CHEST: 8″   20 cm

HEAD: 10″    25 cm

FEET: 1 1/2″ – 2″    5-6 cm

(anything smaller is hard for the nurses to get on the babies’ feet)

 

3-5 LBS   1½ – 2 kg

NECK TO FEET: 14 1/4″   36 cm

WRIST TO WRIST: 12 1/2″ 32 cm

CIRCUMF. BOTTOM OF NECK: 3 1/2″   9 cm

CHEST: 10″  25 cm

HEAD: 12 1/2″   32 cm

FEET: 2 1/2″ – 3″  7-8 cm

 

6-8 LBS   2½ -3½ kg

NECK TO FEET: 14 1/2″  36 cm

WRIST TO WRIST: 14 1/4″ 36 cm

CIRCUMF. BOTTOM OF NECK: 4 1/2″   12 cm

CHEST: 11 1/2″  29 cm

HEAD: 13 1/2″  35 cm

FEET: 3″ – 3 1/2″ 8-9 cm

 

9-11 LBS  4- 5 kg

NECK TO FEET: 17″ 43 cm

WRIST TO WRIST: 16″ 41 cm

CIRCUMF. BOTTOM OF NECK: 5 1/2″  14 cm

CHEST: 14 1/2″  37 cm

HEAD: 14 1/2″ 37 cm

FEET: 3 1/4″ – 3 3/4″  8-10 cm

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