Articles for Tag: "puberty"

Your guide to talking to your child about puberty 
Your guide to talking to your child about puberty
An expert shares why it should be an ongoing conversation.
Raising girls and boys: Are there differences? 
Raising girls and boys: Are there differences?
While every child is unique and develops in their own way, there may be certain trends.
How does puberty impact sleep? 
How does puberty impact sleep?
A pediatric sleep specialist explains the connection.
Preparing your daughter for her first gynecologist appointment 
Preparing your daughter for her first gynecologist appointment
Here are some tips to help her feel more prepared for the visit.
Sugary drinks linked to earlier periods 
Sugary drinks linked to earlier periods
A new study finds that sugar-laden beverages can cause adolescent girls to mature sooner.
How thyroid disease affects kids  Featured
How thyroid disease affects kids
Our expert explains how this disease can be a major issue for young people.
Obesity linked to early puberty in girls 
Obesity linked to early puberty in girls
According to a new study, girls are maturing faster than ever before—and weight may be a key factor.