Precocious Puberty for Parents
Precocious puberty - when signs of puberty start before age 7 or 8 in girls and age 9 for boys - can be tough for kids. But it can be treated.
A to Z: Precocious Puberty for Parents
Learn about hormonal disorders and conditions that can affect childhood sexual development.
Using Deodorant for Kids and Teens for Parents
For most kids, body odor is part of growing up. So parents might wonder if it’s time for their child to start using deodorant.
Cardiofaciocutaneous (CFC) Syndrome for Parents
Cardiofaciocutaneous (CFC) syndrome is a rare genetic condition. It affects the heart, facial features, and skin.
Turner Syndrome for Parents
Girls with Turner syndrome, a genetic condition, usually are shorter than average and infertile due to early loss of ovarian function. Early diagnosis and treatments can help most of them.
Talking to Your Child About Puberty for Parents
Talking to kids about puberty is an important job for parents, especially because kids often hear about sex and relationships from unreliable sources. Here are some tips.
Breasts and Bras for Kids
Girls grow breasts as they develop and mature. And once a girl has breasts, she probably will want to wear a bra. Find out more in this article just for kids.
Triple X Syndrome for Parents
Triple X syndrome (also known as XXX syndrome, 47,XXX, and trisomy X) is a genetic condition found in girls only. Girls who have it may be taller than average, but the symptoms can vary greatly.
Testicular Cancer for Parents
Testicular cancer is uncommon in boys. Most cases are in young and middle-aged men. It responds well to treatment, especially when it’s found early.
Turner Syndrome for Teens
Turner syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects about 1 in every 2,500 girls. Learn more about the condition and how doctors treat it.