How to measure a child's future height

Methods to Determine the Adult Height of Children

Parents often wonder how tall their child will get as an adult. In order to answer this question, several height expectation methods have been developed. In general, it is well known that height is influenced both by environmental factors as well as genetic factors. The environment factors affect adult height by about 20~40%, whereas genetic factors by 60~80%. These stats show that especially the genetics … Continue reading Methods to Determine the Adult Height of Children