Is your child showing signs of early puberty?

Puberty is the time when girls and boys begin to change into young women and men, but what if puberty happens too soon? Is that child just an early bloomer? Or, could it be something more serious?

If you think your child is showing signs of early-onset puberty, ask your child’s doctor about a condition called central precocious puberty,Central precocious puberty (“CPP” for short): a condition in which children begin puberty at an abnormally early age (before age 8 in girls and before age 9 in boys). It’s caused by the early release of hormones by the pituitary gland near the base of the brain. or CPPCentral precocious puberty (“CPP” for short): a condition in which children begin puberty at an abnormally early age (before age 8 in girls and before age 9 in boys). It’s caused by the early release of hormones by the pituitary gland near the base of the brain.. Information on this site will help you have an informed conversation with your child’s doctor about CPP and early puberty.

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