# 5 doctors weighed in: How do you know if your kids are going to be tall, if i'm taller than my husband? 5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Mandakini Patel
Pediatrics
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In brief: Stature&kids height
Most of the times people attain a height that is average of the heights of the parents.
Your child may take after you or the dad or grow to be an average of your and your spoouse's height. Hard ot predict for anay one, just be paient and enjoyu your child isntead of thinking of hteir height a this time.

In brief: Stature&kids height
Most of the times people attain a height that is average of the heights of the parents.
Your child may take after you or the dad or grow to be an average of your and your spoouse's height. Hard ot predict for anay one, just be paient and enjoyu your child isntead of thinking of hteir height a this time.
Dr. Mandakini Patel
Dr. Mandakini Patel
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Projections
If you add 2.5 inches to that number you have the projected height of any boys you two produce.Subtract 2.5 inches from that number to estimate how tall the girls would be.That gives a starting figure and it is usually accurate within an inch or so.

In brief: Projections
If you add 2.5 inches to that number you have the projected height of any boys you two produce.Subtract 2.5 inches from that number to estimate how tall the girls would be.That gives a starting figure and it is usually accurate within an inch or so.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. Samuel Freedman
Pediatrics
In brief: Target height
Midparental target height is calculated for males by adding 5 inches to mothers height and averaging with the fathers height.
In females one subtracts 5 inches from dad's height and averaging mom's height.

In brief: Target height
Midparental target height is calculated for males by adding 5 inches to mothers height and averaging with the fathers height.
In females one subtracts 5 inches from dad's height and averaging mom's height.
Dr. Samuel Freedman
Dr. Samuel Freedman
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