Sex Maturity Ratings In Girls Breasts

Stage 1

Preadolescent. Elevation of nipple only

Stage 2 Stage 3

Breast bud stage. Elevation of breast and nipple as a small mound; enlargement of areolar diameter

Stage 4

Further enlargement of elevation of breast and areola, with no separation of their contours

Stage 5

Projection of areola and nipple to form a secondary mound above the level of breast

Mature stage; projection of nipple only. Areola has receded to general contour of the breast (although in some normal individuals the areola continues to form a secondary mound).

(Illustrations through the courtesy of W. A. Daniel, Jr., Professor Emeritus, Division of Adolescent Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham.)

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