10 Things to Know on the Breasts Before, During, and After Pregnancy

Female attribute by excellence, the chest is yet not only an object of fantasy or a symbol of maternity. Your breasts are much more complex and full of mysteries here are 10 things that you ignore probably thereon.

1. Why Do We Have Two Breasts?

Sorry gentlemen, this isn’t because you have two hands! The wife has mainly pregnancies of one or two babies, so nature simply did things by providing two breasts that can feed them. With the bat and the elephant, we are the few mammals to have only two “breasts”.

2. The B-Cup Is The Most Common Worldwide

This may in more than one decomplex: bra size most sold in the world is the B Cup. In France, it’s exactly the 90B which is the most widespread, and this for decades. This trend is however evolving to a size C. Note that in Germany and the United States, it is rather the D Cup women buy. Note that the largest Cup size is the “L”, the smallest being a “AAA”. Last little information and after we stop talking about size: the largest chest measure 177 cm contour and 109 cm wide. They should stay in a bra Cup V if there were.

3 Breast Augmentation Is The Most Popular Cosmetic Surgery Operation

In France, between 400,000 and 500,000 women have breast implants. These implants are usually placed behind the pectoral muscle, at the back of the gland. They interfere so nothing in the process of pregnancy and breastfeeding. Like all the other women, moms with breast implants will see a change in the volume and the appearance of their breasts.

4. Breastfeeding Dropped Breasts?

No, not really. Pregnancy, however, a little Yes. Indeed, breastfeeding itself has no negative effect on the maintenance of the breasts, it’s rather the change in volume that accompanies pregnancy that can deprive them of their look. But it will be mainly the age which will be fatal for the maintenance of your chest: with age, you produce more estrogen, which makes that your mammary glands and your milk ducts will regress and turn into adipose tissue. Your breasts are less dense and may even become smaller and loss of firmness.

5. Every Day, 4 Million Of BRA Are Made In The World

It is very important to wear maternity bra for the maintenance of the chest. as oxfordastronomy says. This is great, every second, 46 units are produced, or more than 1.46 billion bra per year, with China as the world’s leading manufacturer. He should know that the first model of BRA was invented by a young 19 year old American, Pat Crosby, in 1913. She was embarrassed by her corset before going to her debutante ball and she imagined a support using two Pocket handkerchiefs sewn with Ribbon and pins.

6. During Pregnancy, Do Not Massage The Painful Breasts

The breast is a gland thyroid and not a muscle (except for the nipple which contains muscle fibers). Breast massage thus stimulates the production of oxytocin, hormone key to childbirth and can cause a risk of premature delivery if the cervix is already open. If your breasts make you suffer, let them take the charge with a jet of water, for example, to decongest them.

7. When A Woman Is Aroused, Her Breasts Are Getting Bigger

The breasts tend to swell during sex. Indeed, their size can increase up to 25% when the woman is excited. You will be also surprised to learn that some women (okay, only 1%, but all the same) can have an orgasm by breast stimulation.

8. Breast Cancer Is The First Female Cancer

Record: breast cancer is the leading cause of female cancer and the leading cause of cancer deaths among women. While that associated with women, this cancer also affects 1 to 2% of men, or a hundred breast cancers a year among men in France. Women over 50 are the most affected and it is highly recommended to make frequent screenings. However, risk in younger are not overlooked.

9. Your Breasts Are The Part Of Your Body That Has The Driest Skin

The skin of your breasts stretches at puberty and becomes the thinnest skin area of your body. That is why this part is more sensitive and often drier than others. Take care of your breasts in moisturizer regularly, especially during pregnancy. Indeed, the stretch marks may appear.