Puberty is something all young people go through. Sometimes puberty can be confusing and really awkward to talk about. Young people with half a working heart may find their puberty journey is a little different so Little Hearts Matter (LHM) has created this guide to support and inform you so that you have a better idea of what is going on with your body and to answer any questions you might have.

Click on the image below to access the booklet:

Remember if you are still unsure about something, you can talk to either your parents, teachers or LHM.

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