Why Weigh a Newborn?
It's a well known fact that the first weigh-in of a baby will be dearly remembered, lovingly shared and almost always commented on. People rarely forget their baby's birth weight; which is why hospitals are expected to have accurate baby scales.
Weighing newborns is also important to check on their health – over time it shows you the rate at which they gain weight. Establishing a growth chart is one of the few objective ways to assess a baby's health as they can't express symptoms of illness in any other way than crying.
Babies can lose up to 10% of their birth weight in their first two weeks of life & this needs to be monitored with accurate baby scales used by Community Midwives, Health Visitors and sometimes GPs.
Why Purchase Baby Scales From Us?
Solent Scales have been providing medical scales to hospitals and trusts all over the country for many years and are a trusted supplier for both NHS and private medical centres. Not only can we supply digital medical scales but we also service, maintain and calibrate scales to make sure they are fully-functioning and as accurate as they can possibly be.