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For Girls: A Heart to Heart Talk on Growing Up

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Overlake Medical Center - PACCAR Education Center
Bellevue, WA

Registration Details

For Girls Only is a 2-part series held regularly at Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue and Seattle Children's in Seattle as well as other locations in the Puget Sound.  These classes fill quickly so we recommend you register early, especially if you are attending with friends who also need to register.

For a class schedule or to register online, please visit Seattle Children’s.  

Dates 2019: Tues., Jan. 22, Tues. Jan. 29, Mon.,Feb. 4, Mon., Feb. 11,
Mon., Mar. 11, Mon., Mar. 18, Tues., Apr. 16, Tues., Apr. 23, Mon., May 13,
Mon., May 20, Mon., Jun. 3, Mon., Jun. 10, Tues., Jul. 9, Tues., Jul. 16,
Mon., Aug. 5, Mon., Aug. 12, Tues., Sept. 17, Tues., Sept. 24

Fees & Payment

$80.00 for parent and daughter. Charges apply for an additional daughter.

Fee includes book "Will Puberty Last My Whole Life?" written by Julie Metzger, RN, MN and Robert Lehman, MD.  Scholarships available.


Sponsored by Seattle Children’s & Overlake

In this For Girls class, students will learn about:

  • What girls experience in puberty (breast development, growth, skin changes, menstruation, nutrition and sleep needs)
  • What boys experience in puberty
  • Social issues and decision making
  • Sexuality and sexual reproduction

This two-part class is recommended for girls 10 to 12 years old and a parent or trusted adult. The sessions focus on what the child and parent should expect as girls begin adolescence.

The goal is to create an opportunity for pre-teens and a parent or adult to receive information together in an engaging format and relaxed atmosphere. We emphasize family communication and resources to support young people on their journey through adolescence.

Every family will receive a copy of the book “Will Puberty Last My Whole Life?” written by the creators of Great Conversations – Julie Metzger RN, MN and Rob Lehman, MD. The book compliments the curriculum of the class and gives families an opportunity to continue the conversation on these important topics at home.

For questions about registration for a For Girls class, please email Great Conversations or call 206-789-2306.

For information about For Girls classes offered at other locations in the Puget Sound area, visit or call 206-789-2306.

This class is sponsored by Seattle Children's, in partnership with Great Conversations. In Bellevue, classes are offered in collaboration with Overlake Medical Center.

For a list of helpful references and websites, please view our book guide.

    Schedule & Location


    Ongoing Event

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    Location Details

    • Overlake Medical Center - PACCAR Education Center
      1035 116th Ave. NE
      Bellevue, WA 98004
      Main: 425-688-5000