When puberty in girls begins, the pituitary gland in your brain produces a hormone called FSH (follicle stimulating hormone) which travels through the bloodstream to the ovaries inside your body. The ovaries (there are two) contain all the unripe eggs a girl's body will ever produce, and each egg is surrounded by its own casing or follicle.
The FSH enters the ovaries and stimulates the tiny follicles inside to grow and produce a hormone of their own called estrogen. The estrogen then travels through the bloodstream and causes the milk ducts and fat tissue in your breasts to develop. It causes fat tissue to develop on your thighs, hips and buttocks, giving you a more curvy shape than boys. Estrogen is also the hormone that stimulates the growth of body hair in girls.
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