What happens during puberty? Puberty is a series of changes your body goes through as you grow. Your body produces hormones which change your body and they can also affect your emotions. Getting used to all the changes can sometimes be stressful. Everyone is different and will start puberty when their body is ready but it's common for it to start around age and for some this can happen earlier or later. The changes to your body take time and puberty lasts for different lengths of time for different people and can last for up to 4 years.
Pubic hair has a job to do – stop shaving and leave it alone
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Sarah Lee for the Guardian I must have missed the declaration of war on pubic hair. It must have happened sometime in the last decade because the amount of time, energy, money and emotion both genders spend on abolishing every hair from their genitals is astronomical. The genital hair removal industry, including medical professionals who advertise their speciality services to those seeking the "clean and bare" look, is booming. But why pick on the lowly pubic hair? A few sociological theories suggest it has to do with cultural trends spawned by bikinis and thongs, certain hairless actors and actresses or a desire to return to childhood or even a misguided attempt at hygiene.
Your daughter is asking about getting her first bra, and your son comes home from soccer practice smelling like he's been digging on a road crew all day. Welcome to puberty, the time when kids sprout up, fill out, and maybe even mouth off. Puberty was awkward enough when you were the one going through it. So how can you help your child through all the changes?
Share via Email Close cut: Getty Images The revelations in a new American report on pubic grooming just keep on coming. Evict it, extract it, uproot it, remove it. Perhaps you too keep a pube-free home, and pride yourself on a paved front lawn, so to speak.