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Does growth in height will slow down after attaining puberty?

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my daughter aged 11 years got matured recently and she is now 4' 10". height and weight is 38kg. We heard that after MC commences, height increase will be slow/ less. Is it correct? if so any remedy to increase her height. Mother height is 5'1" and father height is 5' 7"
Posted Fri, 20 Dec 2013 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 11 hours later
Brief Answer: There is scope for some more growth Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for your query. Soon after Menarche (attaining menstruation ) there will a growth spurt. Girls do grow fast and well for some period of time and later that there will be no growth spurt again. This means she will gain some more height. Regards,
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