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Before pregnancy, I was proud of my firm, b-cup breasts. Now they are saggy and gross. What’s happening? Will they ever be the same again?

Before pregnancy, I was proud of my firm, b-cup breasts. Now they are saggy and gross. What’s happening? Will they ever be the same again?

Tissue is damaged.: What makes young girls have those high shapely breasts is the amount of collagen in their skin and the amount of gravity they've been exposed to. When your breasts expand during pregnancy and lactation, the collagen is stretched and potentially damaged and there is more gravitational pull on the larger breasts. Invest in some really good bras and you will look just fine. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I have really sore and firm breasts. What should I do?

I have really sore and firm breasts. What should I do?

Sore breasts: You sound like you are in distress. Consult your ob/gyn for exam & testing. ...Read more

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What should I do to have firm breasts?

What should I do to have firm breasts?

Support & stable wt: There is no magic wand to make or keep your breasts firm. However pregnancy with nursing are the primary causes of breast laxity and ptosis followed by fluctuations in weight. If you already have large breasts, there is weak evidence to suggest ongoing supportive wear (even at night) may help to minimize laxity of the breast ligaments responsible for breast support. ...Read more

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Exists, some cream or medicine to firm breasts?

Exists, some cream or medicine to firm breasts?

Nope! Really!: If this existed, we would all know about it, since surgery and skin removal with scarring is needed to tighten and firm the breasts, or placement of implants to better fill the loose, deflated skin. No cream, ointment, or medicine exists that does this task, but lots of snake oil is for sale out there! (and lots of gullible buyers) beware! ...Read more

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Any excercizes that are aimed at breast firmness?

Any excercizes that are aimed at breast firmness?

Exercise: Any chest/pectoralis exercises may help to improve the shape of your breasts. None are specific for it. ...Read more

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How can you increase your breast firmness naturally?

Exercise: Any chest/pectoralis exercises may help with breast firmness. None are specific or any more than others. ...Read more

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4 weeks 4 days pregnant, why have my breasts stopped hurting they where hard in places and now its going down? Does this mean the pregnancy is ending?

4 weeks 4 days pregnant, why have my breasts stopped hurting they where hard in places and now its going down? Does this mean the pregnancy is ending?

Not always: Although it is considered normal to have breast tenderness in early pregnancy, not having it does not always equal unsuccessful pregnancy or impending miscarriage. Before making any conclusions about the status of the pregnancy you should visit your ob/gyn and be evaluated with a vaginal ultrasound. This will be able to determine whether the pregnancy is ok or not. ...Read more

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I have enlarged firm breasts, pregnant or period symptom?

I have enlarged firm breasts, pregnant or period symptom?

It can actually be: Either. If you have missed your period - this would be a good time to take a home pregnancy test. Take care. ...Read more

Breast Firmness (Definition)

Breast firmness is the feeling of hard skin or tissue in parts of or ...Read more