Do girls stop growing in height after their first period?

Updated 21 December 2018 under Ask Us.

A lot of girls want to know what will happen to their height as they go through puberty. The main way we know how tall you will be is to […]

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My father is 5’10 and my mother is 5’2. I am 5’1. How can I become tall?

Updated 6 April 2015 under Ask Us.

Everyone’s final height is mostly determined by the “genes” (genetic material) they inherit from their parents but height is also influenced by early or late puberty, some chronic illnesses and […]

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Does Your Height Increase After Puberty?

Updated 11 June 2014 under Ask Us.

The answer to this is no. Right up until puberty, everyone grows at a slow rate. Then, when puberty hits, every teen has a growth spurt. The timing of this […]

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I’ve been having a major growth spurt for almost 3 months and now I’m shooting up like a rocket! When will this end?

Updated 26 March 2014 under Ask Us.

It sounds like you’re definitely having a growth spurt. This usually happens the year before most girls get their first menstrual period. If you haven’t had your period yet you […]

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