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By Melisa Holmes MD, Trish Hutchison

Updated for 2017 and following, this version of Girlology's "There's anything New approximately You" is the main whole and present advisor for women starting to be up. Please do not accept superseded editions.

You're at that age while there's a lot going on. First bras...hair turning out to be in your legs...changing friendships...and sessions. a few of it makes you are feeling embarrassed, a few of it makes you need to scream, and a few if it makes you need to roll your eyes and move slowly lower than a rock. Welcome to puberty.

Right now you cannot think how any of this would be fun. yet learn this booklet and you may face the weirdness, recover from the gross issue, and head into puberty with self belief and information. it really is certainly no longer a humdrum lecture such as you pay attention in class. And it isn't like an embarrassing little chat together with your mom and dad. It was once written by way of girl medical professionals who're mothers (and they're lovely funny). as well as the recommendation, there are nice tales a few forged of characters who're dealing with a similar belongings you should be: Claire thinks she'll by no means boost; Lily is embarrassed to buy her first bra; Riley is mortified while she will get her interval at her dad's apartment; Brianna does not be aware of what to assert whilst the men tease her; and Tess is anxious approximately even if she will use a tampon so she will swim in her swim meet.

There's whatever New approximately You will assist you make feel of a truly complicated time!

About the Authors

Melisa Holmes, MD, FACOG is an artistic soul with an instructional brain who's gradual to confess she spent loads of years as a cheerleader. An Atlanta local, Melisa is a graduate of The college of Georgia (with an paintings measure in drawing & painting), and earned her MD from the clinical collage of Georgia. Following her Ob-Gyn residency on the clinical university of Virginia, Melisa joined the college on the scientific collage of South Carolina (MUSC) the place she held joint appointments in Obstetrics/Gynecology and Pediatrics.

As a passionate instructor for citizens, clinical scholars and her sufferers, Dr. Holmes used to be presented various honors for schooling together with the University-wide Educator-Mentor award and a countrywide award from the yank university of Obstetricians & Gynecologists for sufferer schooling. As an outstanding clinician revered through her friends, she was once additionally named among the finest medical professionals in America.

During her 14 years of scientific perform, she used to be director of the MUSC teenager health center and created a health facility for sexual attack survivors. As a nationally well-known suggest for adolescent wellbeing and fitness, she has served at the American collage of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' Committee on Adolescent healthiness Care, and labored with nationwide crusade to avoid youngster being pregnant. as well as co-authoring the Girlology sequence, she has written a number of medical papers and textual content e-book chapters in addition to articles and visitor blogs.

Currently, Melisa divides her time among seeing sufferers as a Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecologist at Greenville well-being procedure, becoming Girlology and Guyology, and spending time together with her husband and 3 childrens in Greenville, South Carolina. while she's no longer in "work" mode, she enjoys portray, cooking, fiddling with her tween daughter, and getting facetime calls from her university daughters.

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