Your child's
Development

Compare your child’s signs with normal puberty development

The height of your child along with the signs of puberty you notice, such as breast bud development, testicle and penis enlargement, pubic and underarm hair, adult body odor, or acne can help determine if they have central precocious puberty, otherwise known as CPP.

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RESULTS

The signs you see in your are listed below. Your 's height in comparison to CDC growth chart averages can be seen in the graph below. If you're seeing early signs of puberty, that doesn't necessarily mean that your child has CPP.
Only a qualified healthcare provider can diagnose CPP.

These values are for illustrative purposes only, every child's development can vary

SWEATING / BODY ODOR

During puberty, hormones start to be produced that, when mixed with sweat, create body odor.

MOODY BEHAVIOR

Puberty causes more than just physical changes. The hormones can also create mood swings.

ADULT BODY ODOR

During puberty, hormones start to be produced that, when mixed with sweat, create body odor.

ERECTIONS

Unexpected and involuntary erections happen to all boys during puberty. As boys mature, they will become less frequent.

MUSCLE GROWTH

During puberty, boys fill out, so by the late teens, their body composition is only 12% fat.

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Start Over

Trust your
instincts and
act now

Talk to a pediatrician as soon as possible
if you see early signs of puberty, because
only a qualified healthcare provider can diagnose CPP.

Need help
talking to the
pediatrician?

Create your own discussion guide to ask the right questions and get as much information as possible during the visit to the pediatrician.

Find and
download helpful
resources

Download information sheets and find
links to additional websites with information about CPP.