Puberty Before Age 10: A New ‘normal’?

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  • Puberty: MedlinePlus
    Puberty is the time in life when a boy or girl becomes sexually mature. It is a process that usually happens between ages 10 and 14 for girls and ages 12 and 16 for boys.
    09/18/2017 - 1:07 am | View Website
  • Puberty: Stages & Signs for Boys & Girls
    The onset of puberty varies among individuals. Puberty usually occurs in girls between the ages of 10 and 14, while in boys it generally occurs later, between the ages of 12 and 16. In some African-American girls, puberty begins earlier, at about age 9, meaning that puberty occurs from ages 9 to 14.
    09/17/2017 - 10:44 pm | View Website
  • Puberty
    Girls usually complete puberty around ages 15–17, while boys usually complete puberty around ages 16–17. The major landmark of puberty for females is menarche, the onset of menstruation, which occurs on average between ages 12–13; for males, it is the first ejaculation, which occurs on average at age 13.
    09/15/2017 - 2:51 am | View Website
  • When Should Puberty Start in Girls and Boys?
    Puberty is considered early (precocious) if it occurs before the age of 8 years in girls and 9 years in boys and is considered late or delayed if it has not begun prior to the age of 13 years for girls and 14 years of age for boys.
    09/14/2017 - 7:09 am | View Website
  • All About Puberty
    This wide range in ages may help explain why some of your friends still look like young kids ... Your doctor knows all about puberty and can help determine if you are ...
    09/13/2017 - 7:06 pm | View Website
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