You've probably spent your whole life describing boobs as either big or small, and if you were really specific, even or uneven. Would you have ever guessed that there are NINE different types of boobs in the world?! Well, according to bra company ThirdLove's breast shape dictionarywomen have one of nine different sets of breasts.
Illustration by Shawna X. The look and feel of breasts are as varied as woman herself. Not all of us can have Kim Kardashian's perfectly softclouds-made-of-cheesecake tits.
We then spoke with board-certified gynecologist Dr. And answers to questions may vary depending on your own individual backgrounds. If you have a sudden change with your breasts or other concerns, please see your care provider for a full diagnosis.
Apologies if this has been posted here before. I remember finding this website a couple of years ago and it made me very happy and even lessened some insecurities I had at the time about my breasts. Disclaimer: This post was written by a Feministing Community user and does not necessarily reflect the views of any Feministing columnist, editor, or executive director.
A worried mother brings her 11 year old daughter to a clinic complaining that she has noticed a hard lump behind her one nipple. There is nothing abnormal to be felt on the other side. A woman of 22 years of age complains of painful breasts every month before her period.
Chances are, the answer is yes — you have normal boobs! But maybe you can't help but wonder if that little bump or tiny hair on your boob is concerning. First things first: breasts come in all different shapes and sizes, and all kinds are beautiful.
This year the advertised material features a collage of 24 pictures of bare-chested women, with each image accompanied by the word they chose to describe their breasts. These posters, created by the agency Karmaramawill run on digital outdoor screens nationwide until the end of February. Society and the media think of breasts in a sexual way but this campaign gives boobs back to women and encourages them to think and talk about them in terms beyond size.
If you always thought there were only two kinds of boobs—big or small—your mind is about to be blown. According to bra company ThirdLove, women have one of seven different sets of boobs. Asymmetric: One breast is larger than the other; ranges from minor barely noticeable to more pronounced as pictured. Look best in: Bras with removable pads, so you can wear a pad or two on the smaller side to even out your look.
The hate part comes in when your boobs act all wacko — for example, they itch at inconvenient times or your headlights go on high alert. These situations cause you embarrassment or, worse, to stress about their health. If that assessment describes you, you're not alone.