You can’t call them your breast friends if you don’t know all about them.
When you’re sleeping face down, your breasts are pressed against the mattress through the night, causing the shape of your breasts to change.
The best sleeping position: on your side, with a pillow under your breasts or on your back.
NEXT: Your boobs grow until you’re in your mid-20s →
They don’t just stop at puberty!
And even after your 20s, your breasts can grow is if you’re pregnant or on particular types of birth control.
NEXT: Smoking affects your breasts →
More than you think it does! According to scientists, smoking breaks down the protein that supports and lifts your breasts. When this happens, your breasts will sag over time.
NEXT: 6% of the world’s population have an extra nipple →
That’s about 712 million people. Are you one of them?
Third nipples can occur for a multitude of reasons, but they’re often just a benign, underdeveloped nipple that scientists often believe is part of our evolutionary make-up.
NEXT: Everyone’s breasts are asymmetrical →
That’s why they say that your breasts are sisters, not twins.
You’re not in this alone, so don’t feel insecure!
NEXT: Your breasts are always changing →
Depending on where you are in your period cycle, your breast size can go up or down. In fact, they can even grow up a cup size!
NEXT: There are 4 types of nipples →
Normal, flat, puffy, and inverted.
Not sure which category yours fall under? Perform the, um, Nipple Pinch Test (we’re not making this up) to find out.
NEXT: Your nipples can have orgasms →
When your nipples are stimulated, they send a signal to your brain that releases oxytocin, causing your vagina to contract, which can give you an orgasm.
NEXT: You’re most likely wearing the wrong bra size →
Many of us don’t really know our bra sizes.
In fact, it’s often advised that every time you’re out shopping for a new set of bras, be sure to get yourself measured so you find a bra that’s the most accurate fit.
NEXT: Breasts can weight up to 9kg →
Which explains the backaches!
Your pampering massages are completely necessary.
NEXT: Sleeping on your tumy can change your breasts’ shape over time →
By Atika Lim, The Singapore Women’s Weekly, February 2017
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