Ah, puberty. It can be a very interesting time in a guy's life, what with all the changes going on. In fact, it seems like every day something on your body grows bigger or hair begins sprouting somewhere.
Here's an overview of the major physical changes girls can expect as they go through puberty:. Girls usually begin puberty between the ages of 8 and 13 years old. The earliest sign of puberty in most girls is the development of breast "buds," nickel-sized bumps under the nipple.
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Click to talk to a trained teen volunteer. You may be wondering if yours will ever grow, or wish that they would stop growing! This page should help answer some of your questions.
Or maybe one day you looked down and there they were: boobs! Did they take you by surprise? Are they not what you were hoping for or not what you expected?
The teenage years are also called adolescence. This is a time for growth spurts and puberty changes sexual maturation. A teen may grow several inches in several months, followed by a time of very slow growth.
In certain conditions, some girls start way earlier or way later than that. But for girls with a normal growth and development curve, puberty will start during their middle school or high school years. During puberty, there is a natural increase in the hormone estrogen in the body. This is the hormone responsible for the dramatic changes that you are experiencing during adolescence, including your growing breasts.