Early puberty in girls is becoming a new norm in America. Starting puberty too early can expose children to a host of risks such as highers probability of developing cancer, increased risks of sexual harassment, abuse, early sexual involvement, and other potentially at-risk behaviors. Parents need to educate and help their daughters delay puberty until they physically and emotionally are ready for the changes.
Here are 10 things you can do to help protect your child against early puberty:
There might have to be some adjustments made in your home, but your daughters health is worth it. Please research more ways to help keep puberty at bay until their body is ready-- and physically mature.
A Positive Approach to Teen Health (P.A.T.H) is a 501(c)3 organization that reaches seven counties throughout Northwest Indiana. Since 1993, A Positive Approach to Teen Health has been working to empower teens to make healthy choices regarding drugs, sex, alcohol, and violence.