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What is puberty?

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Puberty is nature's way of transforming a child into an adult. While both girls and boys go through puberty, girls reach puberty and sexual maturity at earlier ages than boys do.

From: Girls and Puberty WebMD Medical Reference

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American Social Health Association's Iwannaknow.org: "Puberty for Girls - What to Expect." 

American Academy of Pediatrics: "Puberty Information for Girls."

Reviewed by Amita Shroff on April 23, 2018

SOURCES: 

American Social Health Association's Iwannaknow.org: "Puberty for Girls - What to Expect." 

American Academy of Pediatrics: "Puberty Information for Girls."

Reviewed by Amita Shroff on April 23, 2018

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