Developmental milestones are tasks most children can perform at certain ages. For example:
- Ability to lift and control the orientation of the head
- Voicelowers in pitch (especially noticeable in boys)
- Pubic hairappears
- Genitalsand reproductive organs mature
- Mensesbegin (females)
- body hairand facial hairappears
Note: the Tanner stagescan be used to approximately judge a child's age based on physical development.
- Delayed puberty
- Mental retardation
- Delayed milestone
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