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When puberty hits your girl too early

Premature puberty may affect the child emotionally and socially, according to child therapists.

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What you need to know:

  • Puberty is a natural process of growing up in a girl’s life, but it can be quite confusing and distressful when if it occurs at a young age.
  • Premature puberty may affect the child emotionally and socially, according to child therapists.

  • Children with premature puberty may be confused or self-aware of the changes in their bodies.