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amother




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Post  Mon, May 25 2020, 9:35 pm
I'm really concerned! She just casually told me that she has some hairs down there. I checked and saw a few tiny hairs! OMG!
What does this mean?
I obviously will call her pediatrician tomorrow; but was hoping to get some insight from the experienced moms here.
Anyone ever dealt with this?
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amother




Scarlet
 

Post  Mon, May 25 2020, 9:38 pm
Peach fuzz hairs? That's normal at all ages. If you mean coarse hair you should check with your pediatrician.
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amother




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Post  Mon, May 25 2020, 9:55 pm
amother [ Scarlet ] wrote:
Peach fuzz hairs? That's normal at all ages. If you mean coarse hair you should check with your pediatrician.

Thanks for your reply! They were tiny. I guess peach fuzz. But I think it's a new development which is why she mentioned it... I will call tomorrow iyH!
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silverlining3




 
 
 
 

Post  Mon, May 25 2020, 9:56 pm
amother [ Scarlet ] wrote:
Peach fuzz hairs? That's normal at all ages. If you mean coarse hair you should check with your pediatrician.


I love the peach fuzz description. Spot on! Got me LOL'ing
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Azure
 

Post  Mon, May 25 2020, 9:57 pm
Little peach fuzz hairs that are all the same length and tiny and soft, just like peach fuzz, are fine. Those are not pubic hairs
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amother




Fuchsia
 

Post  Mon, May 25 2020, 10:20 pm
Girls can have peach fuzz down there since they're born. It's normal.
OP, your daughter probably just realized it.
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amother




Plum
 

Post  Mon, May 25 2020, 11:58 pm
I recall once reading about an 18 month old who developed pubic hairs. It was because of a benign pituitary tumor that was easily removed and all was well. You should consult a doctor.
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seeker




 
 
 
 

Post  Tue, May 26 2020, 2:36 am
amother [ OP ] wrote:
Thanks for your reply! They were tiny. I guess peach fuzz. But I think it's a new development which is why she mentioned it... I will call tomorrow iyH!

Could be she only mentioned it now because she only started exploring now. Pretty common for kids to start exploring at a certain age areas that they never paid attention to earlier.

However you are doing the right thing by staying on top of it and checking with your pediatrician.
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amother




Blush
 

Post  Tue, May 26 2020, 2:38 am
I worked in a daycare. I’ve seen many Sefardi children with back hair and arm hair and hair by their tush. Always check with a doctor but some people just have more hair and get it earlier
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