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  • 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.

  • Why Does Puberty Sometimes Happen Early? for Parents

    Find out what the experts say.

  • Sexual & Reproductive System for Parents

    Learn about conditions that can affect puberty or the reproductive organs.

  • 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.

  • Growth Disorders for Kids

    Everyone grows and matures differently. Usually, this is totally normal. A growth disorder, however, means that a kid has abnormal growth - for example, growing a lot slower or a lot faster than other kids the same age.

  • Sistema sexual y reproductivo Para Padres

    Obtenga información acerca de dolencias que pueden afectar a los órganos reproductores o a los niños en la pubertad.

  • 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.

  • Blood Test: Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) for Parents

    Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) plays an important role in sexual development. An FSH test to measure the level of FSH in the bloodstream may be done if a boy or girl appears to be entering puberty earlier or later than expected.

  • Blood Test: Testosterone for Parents

    A testosterone blood test may be done if a boy appears to be entering puberty earlier or later than expected, or to check for damage or disease of the testes or ovaries, adrenal glands, or pituitary glands.

  • Blood Test: Estradiol for Parents

    Estradiol is the most important form of the hormone estrogen. Doctors may order an estradiol test if a girl appears to be entering puberty earlier or later than expected, or to evaluate menstrual problems.