When children show premature puberty (before age 8 in girls, age 9 in boys), it’s considered precocious. The most common type is known as central precocious puberty (CPP).1,2

What is the “normal” age for puberty?

Hear Karen Klein, MD, Pediatric Endocrinologist, discuss
when normal puberty starts for girls and boys.

References: 1. Carel JC, Léger J. Clinical practice. Precocious puberty. N Engl J Med. 2008;358(22):2366-2377. 2. Kletter GB, Klein KO, Wong YY. A pediatrician’s guide to central precocious puberty. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015;54(5):414-424.