Articles tagged with 'Puberty' | Checkup Newsroom

Checkup Newsroom (Puberty)

2021
February
02,
2021
| 09:48 AM America/Chicago
For many parents, the thought of taking their young daughter to a gynecologist can be scary. It can also be difficult to know when and why to make such an appointment. Cook Children’s hopes to alleviate some of this fear and uncertainty with the laun...
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2017
October
25,
2017
| 13:41 PM America/Chicago
Let’s talk about periods. Aunt Flo. The Red Tide. Shark Week. I know. Everyone’s favorite topic. If you have a daughter, I know it’s crossed your mind. "Is my kiddo’s body normal?" "This seems too young!" "What if she has questions?" "How do...
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2016
April
18,
2016
| 15:29 PM America/Chicago
There are a lot of myths about breast size and development. It can be hard for a young girl to know what to believe and she often has questions that go unanswered about her growing breasts. Breast growth happens over the many years of puberty. The...
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2015
August
19,
2015
| 11:15 AM America/Chicago
It seems like every year as baseball season comes into full swing we open up the paper and read about more and more big league pitchers that are out for the season to undergo ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) reconstruction, better known as “Tommy John...
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2014
October
20,
2014
| 10:00 AM America/Chicago
The stress of being different from peers is a problem shared in both delayed and precocious puberty. The lack of visible changes of puberty such as deeper voice for boys or breast development for girls can lead to loss of self-esteem or teasing from ...
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2012
March
02,
2012
| 08:04 AM America/Chicago
I began this series by describing precocious puberty followed by a post on its causes. This is the final article in this series and will explain diagnosis through discussion and diagnostic testing, treatment of precocious puberty and how to help your...
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2011
October
20,
2011
| 08:04 AM America/Chicago
Public awareness of precocious puberty (early puberty) has increased in recent years. News reports of earlier age of puberty in children provoke parental anxiety. When visiting with families dealing with these concerns, questions arise:Why did this h...
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