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when do girls get their first period?

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Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Different for all: Puberty changes can start from 10-14 years old - average for females is 12. General rule of thumb is first menstruation approximately 2 years after breast budding. http://www.webmd.com/children/early-puberty-10/slideshow-puberty-stages
Answered on Sep 7, 2015

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