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The new “Guidance Statement: Hormone Supplementation for Pubertal Induction in Girls” are now complete and available on the British Society Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes [BSPED]. 

Download the statenent here

I would like to thank Dr’s Debbie Matthews, Louise Bath, Wolfgang Hӧgler, Avril Mason, Mars Skae & Arlene Smyth (BSPED Working Group) and all the other doctors who have worked so hard to look at this issue for us. It has been a lot of work and we very much appreciate all their efforts. 

If you are being asked to cut a 10mcg of Ethinyloestradiol Tablet in 4 to induce your daughter’s puberty please contact me. I have now spoken to the company who produce the medication and this should not be happening. 

By reading the guidance statement you will see there are a number of options available to you for your daughter. Please discuss them with your medical specialist. Puberty is a difficult time for our girls. We don’t need to add to that with problems of accessing the correct medication. 

Useful TSSS fact sheets:
1. Pubertal Induction
2. Practical tips for Pubertal Induction
3. Pubertal Induction with Patches in TS

Pubertal Induction with patches and how to cut them WATCH VIDEO
Explaining Puberty in Turner Syndrome WATCH VIDEO


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