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A friendly, reassuring and positive guide for girls as they approach puberty, explaining the changes that will happen to their bodies as they grow up and how these changes might make them feel. Covering everything from periods and breast development to body hair and personal hygiene, puberty and parenting expert Anita Naik addresses any worries that girls may have relating to what is 'normal'. She reassures readers and boosts their confidence, encouraging them to feel positive about the changes they will experience as they go through puberty. The book also includes lifestyle advice on topics like healthy eating and exercise, and information on how puberty affects boys.

Topics covered:

What is puberty?

Your puberty timeline

Breasts and bras

Same age, different stage

Skin changes

Sweat, smells and personal hygiene

Hair in new places

Down there

What are periods?

The practical side of periods

Coping with periods

Sex explained

Making babies

New feelings

Managing your moods

Healthy eating

The power of exercise

Self-esteem and body image

Privacy and your body

Puberty for boys

Boys have worries, too


The Girl’s Guide To Growing Up

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