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A growth spurt is a period when a child's height rapidly
increases. Growth spurts are most obvious when a child is an infant (in the first year of life) and during the teen years (starting at about age 11
for girls and at about age 13 for boys).
The signs of a growth
Growth spurts can last days to years.
first year of life, growth spurts typically occur during the following ages:
Current as of:
February 28, 2012
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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