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Is it okay for my nine year old child to start having real pubic hair?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes
The initial emergence of pubic hair is a response to hormones originating from the adrenal glands in both sexes, not the testes or ovaries.
This can be seen to some degree as early as 6y. That feature alone, is not an indication of "early" puberty.

In brief: Yes
The initial emergence of pubic hair is a response to hormones originating from the adrenal glands in both sexes, not the testes or ovaries.
This can be seen to some degree as early as 6y. That feature alone, is not an indication of "early" puberty.
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