The only really fun part was the stats. I share not to brag, but because of my mild horror. I hear that being tall comes with challenges. It is a lot of head bumps, and I already know the issues with finding clothes and I'm not all that tall.
I knew she was tall, I did. The 4T shirts fit shockingly well. She had a recent growth spurt, and I knew she was getting up there. I though, 37 inches, maybe 38. She was 35.75 at her 18 mo. appointment. However, I wasn't prepared for this.
Height: 40.25 inches.
Weight: 30.25 pounds.
Ok, so maybe her head was a little off when they measured. You try measuring a squirmy kid. However, if I put in my height (5'8") and A's height (6'4") and her two year height into the babycenter.com height predictor, I get this:
Your girl will likely be 6 ft. 5 in. at age 18.Learn More - This prediction is a "best guess" but it's still just that -- a guess. Based on the formula we used* there is a 50 percent chance that your girl's full-grown height will be within 0.7 inches (above or below) of this prediction, and a 90 percent chance that it will be within 1.7 inches.
Fine, take an inch off for a little error on the part of the woman measuring.
Your girl will likely be 6 ft. 3 in. at age 18.The doc did say "if she continues her current growth curve". Which would make me think maybe she won't, except her feet are like seriously large (size 9). If she's anything like a puppy....