Looking for information about your first period? Concerned about the changes happening in your body? Puberty is a time that is filled with questions. Find out our answers to questions on the topic below!
Has your daughter just started her period, or will start soon? Check out our special “PARENTS” questions below!
Puberty: Will I stop growing?
Not necessarily. You probably had a healthy growth spurt right before your first menstruation, and this is one of the signs of getting your first period. Afterwards, you’ll keep growing, but not quite as fast —just a few centimeters each year until age 16 or 17. Once again, your final height will depend on heredity, diet and a number of other factors. The average height for adult females is 5 foot 4 inches.