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How Do You Know If Your Having A Growth Spurt
Confusing question: Your basic data lists your age at 50, so for you any linear growth is done.If asking for someone else, we know by doing serial measurements. An increase in sleep needs and appetite can be crude signals, but we generally only know by watching the attained growth on a chart. ...Read more
How do you know if you have had your growth spurt? And is it possible to have a second growth spurt?
Growth: Usually, when your height has stabilized and you don't continue to have significant changes for a year or more, you may have finished your growth spurt. For most girls, the fastest growth time is 2 years before the first period and 2 years after. Some boys may have a second growth spurt, but it is less common in girls. ...Read more
Puberty changes late: Girls usually start puberty by age 10 and would be considered late if there has not been any changes by age 12-13 and for boys, it usually starts at age 12 and would be late after age 15. Keep in mind, that it takes 2 1/2 -3 years from onset for girls to start menstruation and boys to have adult genitals and facial hair. ...Read more
Increase in height: Body during growth spurt for both boys and girls, exhibit significant changes. Height, weight and fat distribution changes are different in boys and girls and correspond to onset of puberty, which is physiological maturity along with physical growth. See link for addition pointers. ...Read more
Aha! That famous ?: It really depends on gender and other variables! some are "early birds"... Developing early ... Breast budding, facial and armpit hair showing early while your classmates are "late bloomers" ... Short scrawny kids that develop after 15 yrs or later! lots of changes, liking opposite sex , voice cracking. Needing to spray tons of axe perfume in guys ;) & make ups in girls too! enjoy life ! ...Read more
See it on X-ray : Growth plates are on the end of growing long bones in the immature skeletons. Fractures or other injuries at the bone ends during childhood frequently involve the growth plates as the cartilage plate there is weaker than the bone. Proper treatment results in few lasting deformities. ...Read more
Eating more often: Growth spurts happen frequently during the first year of life. Typically at 1 week, 3 weeks, 3 months, 6 months and 9 months you can expect some increased feeding and growing! during this time your baby will want to eat more often at night, and may be cranky. Growth spurts generally only last a few days and then your baby's schedule will go back to normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Early Development: This is when the child hormonal response is too early, however that is defined. Thus in a girl, it would be breast and pubic development before 8- 9. For boys it might be hair and genital development at these ages. ...Read more
Boys/girls different: Typically the first physical signs of puberty in boys are an increase and change in body odor and an enlargement of the testes. In girls, the breasts begin to develop first. Pubic hair will begin to develop in both as well. Even before these outward signs, the body is increasing hormone levels and getting ready for all the changes to come. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Adrenarche: Adrenarche is an early stage of sexual maturation, before puberty. Your hormones start increasing and you may have increased hair in your underarms, pubic hair, a change in your sweat which may cause stronger body odor, and acne. The age for this changes depending on your gender and family history. ...Read more
Stature&kids height: Most of the times people attain a height that is average of the heights of the parents. Your child may take after you or the dad or grow to be an average of your and your spoouse's height. Hard ot predict for anay one, just be paient and enjoyu your child isntead of thinking of hteir height a this time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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