Puberty at an early age?

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Registered: 07-05-2005
Puberty at an early age?
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Mon, 08-09-2010 - 2:09pm

MONDAY, Aug. 9 (HealthDay News) -- The onset of puberty is continuing to drop among American girls, with many girls as young as 7 and 8 now showing the beginnings of breast development, new research shows.


Rising rates of childhood obesity -- long linked to earlier sexual development -- may be to blame, experts say



Read the entire article here- http://www.ivillage.com/many-girls-now-begin-puberty-age-7-8/4-a-255974?ice=iv:mb:msg:kp


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Registered: 05-30-2008
Mon, 08-09-2010 - 10:44pm
Oh Heavens! Luckily..or maybe not so..my only daughter already hit hers. I believe she was 10. I know I was 9 when I hit menarch.