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.
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.
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?
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.
Sexual Health & Reproductive System for Teens
This section has information on health problems that can affect the reproductive system.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease for Teens
Inflammatory bowel disease is an ongoing illness caused by an inflammation of the intestines. There are two kinds of IBD: Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Should I Gain Weight? for Teens
People want to gain weight for all sorts of reasons like playing their favorite sports or keeping up with friends who are filling out. So what's the skinny on weight gain? Find out here.
Growth and Your 4- to 5-Year-Old for Parents
Kids who are 4 to 5 years old continue to learn in a very physical way, but are more focused than when they were younger.