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What is the ideal height for a 3 year old child?

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Dr. Diptanshu Das

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Posted on Wed, 5 Apr 2017 in Child Health
Question: Hello Doctor,
My son is 3+ , what i feel is his height is not as expected.
What should i do to increase his height i.e. exercises or something.
Please suggest.

Thanks in advance.
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Answered by Dr. Diptanshu Das 33 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Swimming is good

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

The final height of an individual is genetically determined and is slightly more than the average of the height of both parents for male child. However, swimming involves overall body exercise and stimulates growth in height. You can admit your child into swimming and that should help.

Let me know if I could help further.

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