Saturday, March 24, 2007

Height of infant

Height is generally dependent on standard of food, opportunity for mental and physical growth, physical activity or games. It is believed that height does not grow after 18-20 years. Generally, height must commensurate with weight and age. Hormonal secretions play a major role in containing or increasing of height. Following data will simply give a general view on height (From birth to 2nd year).

Do not get anxious if your child does not measure up to the indications given above. Some children grow rapidly, while the others may grow gradually or in phases.


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