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Young girls’ change starts with menarche - The Galveston County Daily News : Health

July 22, 2014

Our Bodies, Our Lives Young girls’ change starts with menarche

Posted: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 12:25 am

Menarche is the time when a girl has her first period. The normal age range of menarche is 9-15.

As the average weight of people — including children — in our country has increased during the past four decades, the age of the onset of puberty and menarche has decreased.

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