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KidsHealth.org Search Results : early-puberty

  • Why Does Puberty Sometimes Happen Early? for Parents

    Find out what the experts say.

  • Precocious Puberty for Parents

    Precocious puberty - the onset of signs of puberty before age 7 or 8 in girls and age 9 for boys - can be physically and emotionally difficult for children and can sometimes be the sign of an underlying health problem.

  • Sexual Development for Parents

    Changes become more dramatic and complex with the onset of puberty, and kids are likely to have lots of questions. These articles can help you become a trusted source of information, comfort, and support for your kids.

  • Talking to Your Daughter About Puberty for Parents

    Help your daughter prepare for the changes that puberty will bring before she takes her first steps toward adulthood.

  • Talking to Your Child About Puberty for Parents

    Talking to kids about puberty is an important job for parents, especially because kids often hear about sex and relationships from unreliable sources. Here are some tips.

  • Growing Up for Parents

    Answers to questions about your preteen's or teen's changing body.

  • Understanding Early Sexual Development for Parents

    Young kids develop an emotional and physical foundation for sexuality in many subtle ways as they grow. By understanding how your kids grow and learn, you can play an important role in fostering their emotional and physical health.

  • Sexual Development for Parents

    Here's what to expect as your child matures and approaches puberty.

  • Breasts and Bras for Kids

    Girls grow breasts as they develop and mature. And once a girl has breasts, she probably will want to wear a bra. Find out more in this article just for kids.

  • Blood Test: Luteinizing Hormone (LH) for Parents

    A luteinizing hormone (LH) test measures the level of this hormone in the bloodstream. LH plays an important role in sexual development.