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Do your breasts have to be a certain size before your menarche?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Thelarche & menarche
Menarche (first period) often comes about 2-2 1/2 years after the breast bud becomes prominent.
Often a secondary mound under the prominent nipple is evident at this point. Since size is so variable, it is not much of a gauge.

In brief: Thelarche & menarche
Menarche (first period) often comes about 2-2 1/2 years after the breast bud becomes prominent.
Often a secondary mound under the prominent nipple is evident at this point. Since size is so variable, it is not much of a gauge.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Johnnie Ham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: No
It all occurs on its own schedule.

In brief: No
It all occurs on its own schedule.
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