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Posted by: Lulu | 2006/04/04

Growth spurt

I am a 12 year old who is lagging behind in height. All my friends have shot up. I haven't started menstrueting yet. When will I catch up

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When you hit puberty you will begin to catch up with your friends and in fact you may become taller than them in the long-term.

Be patient with yourself, trust your body to begin growing when its ready.

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Posted by: hi | 2006/04/04

my boy was an extereemly late bloomer 15, then all his preportions grew. he got taller too.

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