Place the measuring tape above the eyebrows, ears and around the middle back of the head. Make sure that the measuring tape lies flat but not too tightly or loose.
Make sure that your child is standing up with his/her arms down. Place the tape across the chest, under the arms and across the shoulder blades. Be certain that the tape is level and firm.
As your child is standing up, locate the base of the neck and place the measuring tape there and run it down the spine to the desired hem length.
Gently place the measuring tape around the thickest part of your child's thigh. Make sure that measuring tape lies flat but not too tightly or loose.