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Human life cycles - Read

There are 6 stages in the human life cycle:

Foetus

At this time, a baby is growing inside it's mum's womb.

Stages of human development - The foetus

Baby

A baby is born after spending 9 months inside the womb.

Stages of human development - Baby

Childhood

At this stage, you learn to walk and talk.

Stages of human development - Childhood

Adolescence

Children become teenagers.

Stages of human development - Adolescence

Adulthood

Your body is fully developed.

Stages of human development - Adult

Old age / elderly

The last stage in the life cycle of a human.

Stages of human development - Old age

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