When do girls stop growing in height?

By Zaira Salvador BSc, MSc.
Last Update: 06/29/2017

Giving an exact number is difficult, but generally it occurs when they get their first period, which takes place around 11-12 12 years of age on average. Girls can continue to grow in height, but not significantly. Normally, they reach their full adult height by age 14-15.

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Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Embryologist specializing in Assisted Procreation, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI).
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Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Embryologist specializing in Assisted Procreation, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). License: 3185-CV.
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