This calculator take a child current age, weight, height, height of parents and gender and calculates the estimated height of that child as an adult based on current literature and averages.
How tall will my kid be?
The average height of a male in the United States is 69.5 inches. The average height of a female in the United states is 64 inches. The height of a child will be affected by many factors including genetics, environmental aspects, health of mother at birth, and nutrition/activity level while growing up. By in large genetics will be the largest factor contributing to the final adult height of a child. Some studies claim it can be over %80 of the driving fact. With that said, all children will gravitate towards the mean, after all, that is how averages work.
This calculator uses all of the factors provided above to come up with an estimated height of a child as an adult, but it’s just an estimation. No tool can be close to 100% accurate when it comes to predicting the height of a child.
If you are interested in more information on the growth of children i would visit the CDC Website. This website contains a wealth of information on the growth of children.
If you are concerned about your child’s health i would visit the CDC Youth Health portion of their website. It should provide you with all you need to be sure your kid is getting everything he needs from a health and nutrition stand point.