Breasts are significant features of the female anatomy. Girls may start to develop breasts as early as 8 years old, but breast development may not start until the early teens. Most women’s breasts are fully developed by the time they reach their early 20s, and breast size will remain fairly stable, though it may fluctuate due to overall weight gain or pregnancy. Breast size is unique to each woman and is generally dictated by genetics.
When your baby gets her first tooth, it’s a milestone worthy of a celebration. But when she gets older and your dentist recommends braces, perhaps because of an overbite, crooked or crowded teeth, you might need to brace yourself literally for some sticker shock. Braces are expensive, and even if you have dental insurance, it may not cover much of the cost.
As many as 41 percent of all new parents say they weren’t prepared for the cost of having a new baby, found Redbook magazine in a study it co-commissioned with VISA. Though knowing the average cost of a newborn baby may help you figure out where you can save a little money, it can also prepare you for the sticker-shock of new parenthood so that you’re educated about the costs ahead.
Waxing, plucking or shaving to remove hair can become tiring, especially if you have a lot of excess body hair. You have several options for longer lasting and more effective hair removal, including laser hair removal. One downside of laser hair removal is that it can be expensive. It typically lasts considerably longer than other hair removal treatments, though.
Most children are ready to begin potty training when they are between 24 and 27 months old. When they are between 18 and 30 months of age, most children have the skills and physical maturity needed to potty train successfully. While 98 percent of kids are potty trained by 3 years old, the average age for boys to be potty trained is 31 months.