RESULTS: The positive association between birth length and adult height was stronger than between birth weight and adult weight (R = 7-9% compared with age 39 to 41 weeks.Cited by: 148.
Sep 17, 2014 · A number of factors are at play in determining your baby’s final height as an adult, including: Genetics As you might guess, heredity has a lot to do with how tall your baby will be, accounting for about 80 percent of your baby's height.
The Mid-Parent Rule is a simple formula to calculate adult height. It is based solely on the height of the parents and the child's gender. The height of the opposite gender parent is adjusted or multiplied by a factor. For fathers, the factor is 12/13. For mothers, the factor is 12/13.
A simple method to predict adult height is to double the child's height at age 2. Girls develop more quickly, so doubling their height at 18 months old can also be used as an estimate of how tall they will be as adults. While this method has been around for a long time, no .