Breasts, boobs, boobies, fun bags...no matter what you choose to call them, there's no denying that they are amazing! iflscience.com posted some rather interesting facts about breasts that we thought would be fun to share with you. Happy reading!
A study conducted in 2009 found that 29% of the 213 women who participated could achieve an orgasm through nipple stimulation alone. Lucky, huh?
As far as most women are concerned, the left breast is slightly larger than the right. Your breast size can also fluctuate depending on the time of the month, thanks to increased levels of progesterone and prolactin and increased water retention in the week or two before your period. Some women can see a difference of almost a cup size!
All fetuses start off as female until six weeks when testosterone kicks in. By then the body has already developed breasts and nipples, which is why men have them too even though they don't need it.
According to a study, only 20% of men look at your face when they first see you, while the rest are busy ogling at your chest (as if we didn't know that one!). Apparently, staring at a woman's breasts continuously for ten minutes has the same effect on men as 30 minutes of aerobic activity! Surprisingly, the study also found that women do the same, except they're quicker about it and not quite as obvious.
Did you know that nipples are classified as normal, flat, puffy, inverted (with three types of inversion), and unilateral?! And just like your boobs, your nipples may also differ from each other.
Sleeping on your stomach may feel comfortable AF (trust me I know) but it could affect the shape of your breasts in the long run. So, what is the best sleeping position for your ladies? Sideways with a pillow under your breasts.
This one is for all the new moms in the house. Apparently, breastfeeding for at least up to six months can lead to significant weight loss and lower the risks of cancer and heart disease.
An average woman's breasts weigh up to 1.1 lbs and contains 4-5% of the body's fat. The average bra is created to support breasts that weigh between 0.5 - 20 lbs. Woah!
It is completely legal for women to walk around topless in Hawaii, Texas, Ohio, New York, and Maine.
In China, you can actually get a degree in bra studies. I wish I had known that earlier...
Annie Hawkins-Turner whose bra size is a US 52I!!! Ouch!
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