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Take Our Quiz About Puberty
If you are not ready to take the Puberty Quiz, learn more about puberty by reading some of the articles below:
Did you think puberty was tough the first time around? Are you ready to go through it again with your kids? Learn to prepare for this important stage in your child's life.
Learn about your teenager, including common safety, nutrition, puberty and developental issues, plus dealing with school performance problems, acne and other problems.
Books to help parents teach and kids learn the normal stages of puberty, when it should start, and when puberty would be considered early or late in boys and girls. Although many of these books are written for children as young as 8 or 9 years, when some begins start puberty, you may want to either read them first so you will be ready to answer any questions they bring up from your kids.
Question: When should puberty start?
Puberty usually occurs in a series of stages (tanner stages) between the ages of 8 and 13 for girls and 9 and 14 for boys.
Acne is a common problem in adolescent children. Learn how to get help treating your child's acne, with information on new treatments and how to prevent acne.
Puberty and Adolescence
And overview of puberty from the Adam Health Encyclopedia.
Learn more about precocious puberty, which is the premature development of body characteristics that normally occur during puberty.
Learn more about gynecomastia, the development of prominent breast tissue in the male.
Poll: Puberty Poll
When did your kids start puberty? A poll for boys and girls.
As part of growing up, your teen will go through puberty. Puberty is the time in their lives when their body changes from that of a child to that of an adult. Get information to help you, help them, through this time.