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Body Weight & Puberty Study
Girls grow into women. Does body weight say when?
Body Weight & Puberty Study
Girls seem to be going through puberty a lot earlier these days. Doctors think it may be related to body weight. Are you concerned that your daughter is overweight and may start puberty too soon? Find out more when you enroll your daughter in the Body Weight & Puberty Study.

Body Weight and Puberty Study

Who Can Participate?

What’s Required?

Who is Running the Study?

For More Information Parents May:

Call 1-855-MYNIEHS
or email puberty@nih.gov

Printable flyer: Body Weight and Puberty Study(763KB)

Lead Researcher:

Natalie Shaw
Natalie D. Shaw, M.D., MMSc.
Principal Investigator

Tel 919-541-7798
natalie.shaw@nih.gov