Revised and corrected November 28, 2000.
SOURCE: Developed by the National Center for Health Statistics in collaboration with the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (2000). http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts
Genetic (familial) Short Stature
Normal birth size, deceleration by 2 yrs, then steady growth. Short adult height, like parents.
- Father's height
- Mother's height
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