How Tall Will Your Baby Be

23/03/2015 11:41

Belgian and Canadian scientists have developed a mathematical formula that can predict a child's adult height. The researchers point out that their formula is applicable only to girls aged eight to 16 years and boys aged nine to 18 years.

Formula is possible to predict the height of the boy in the adult in the range of 5.4 inches, and girls in the range of 6.8 centimeters.

To predict the extent that the child will grow the necessary data on the age and sex of the child, his weight, height in a sitting position and height when standing.

It turned out that the new formula more precise than the previous method of forecasting the amount of children that was based on a comparison with the height of the parents.