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  • Delayed Puberty for Parents


    Puberty usually begins in girls 8-14, and in boys 9-15. If kids pass this normal age range without showing any signs of body changes, it's called delayed puberty.

  • Delayed Puberty for Teens


    Concerned about your growth or development? Puberty can be delayed for several reasons. Luckily, doctors usually can help teens with delayed puberty to develop more normally.

  • Your Changing Body for Teens


    If you're feeling out of step with your body or wondering about some of the ways it's changing, this section is for you.

  • Growth Problems for Teens


    In most cases, teens who are small are just physically maturing a bit more slowly than their friends. Occasionally, though, there's a medical reason why some kids and teens stop growing. Find out about growth problems and how doctors can help.

  • Sexual Development - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


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

  • Growth and Your 2- to 3-Year-Old for Parents


    During the third year of life, toddlers are extremely active and mobile, and are learning in very physical ways.

  • 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.

  • What Is a Growth Disorder? for Parents


    The other kids in the class have been getting taller and developing into young adults, but your child's growth seems to be lagging behind. Could a growth disorder be the cause?

  • Sexual Health & Reproductive System for Teens


    This section has information on health problems that can affect the reproductive system.

  • Endocrine Glands, Growth & Diabetes - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Learn about health conditions like diabetes.