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After the start of menstrual cycles, does the girl child stop growing taller in height?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
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In brief: Still grows but...

Menarche, start of menstruation, follows growth spurt.
Girls continue to grow, 3-5 inches more.

In brief: Still grows but...

Menarche, start of menstruation, follows growth spurt.
Girls continue to grow, 3-5 inches more.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics
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In brief: Sort of

Onset of menstration starts the fusion of the growth plates and decreases the rate of linear growth, but does not stop it completely.

In brief: Sort of

Onset of menstration starts the fusion of the growth plates and decreases the rate of linear growth, but does not stop it completely.
Dr. Thomas Riney
Dr. Thomas Riney
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In brief: Most girls grow

for about 2 years after they start menstruating, but it is a slower growth than prior. The biggest growth spurt is generally during the year before the first period.

In brief: Most girls grow

for about 2 years after they start menstruating, but it is a slower growth than prior. The biggest growth spurt is generally during the year before the first period.
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
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