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Preparing girls for the changes ahead.

How to prepare your daughter for her first period

I was 11 when I got my first period. I was still at primary school and my sprouting breasts and hips had already caused me much embarrassment. So when I saw the blood in my undies my pubescent heart sank.

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What causes growing pains?

Health Check: are growing pains real?

Growing pains are the most common childhood musculoskeletal condition. But for two centuries, its incidence, cause and treatment have baffled the health and medical community.

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