Sex steroids and growth hormones trigger the growth spurt of puberty. For males, the primary steroid hormone responsible is testosterone; for females, it is estradiol. More »

Some typical signs of a baby's growth spurt include longer sleep sessions and naps and an eager appetite, which usually prompts more feedings during the day and through the night. Excessive fussiness is also a sign of a ... More »

The first growth spurt a child experiences is from birth to 12 months. The second major growth spurt occurs during puberty, which is often between the ages of 8 and 13 in girls and 10 and 15 in boys. More »

A teenage male growth spurt is a period during puberty in which a teenage boy's bones and muscles grow at a steady, quick pace, according to KidsHealth. Growth spurts typically occur between ages 12 and 15 and are one of... More »

You don't need to do anything to cause an increase in height during puberty because the inevitable influx of hormones that occurs during puberty naturally causes an increase in height. However, boys typically take a coup... More »

According to the BBC, boys grow taller than girls due to the growth spurt delay boys experience during puberty, adding two more years of childhood growth. Additionally, boys grow at a faster rate during this growth spurt... More »

Children tend the separate and differentiate during puberty. This is the main difference in socialization that cues all other socializations to start. Children that may have played together when they were younger will st... More »