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Why do women's breasts grow in pregnancy?

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Dr. Sherri Tenpenny
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: Pregnancy

A woman's breasts enlarge during pregnancy because estrogen is stimulating the milk ducts to enlarge to produce milk to feed the baby.

In brief: Pregnancy

A woman's breasts enlarge during pregnancy because estrogen is stimulating the milk ducts to enlarge to produce milk to feed the baby.
Dr. Sherri Tenpenny
Dr. Sherri Tenpenny
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Hormones

The rapid rise in hormones with pregnancy cause the individual cysts in the breasts to swell with fluid.

In brief: Hormones

The rapid rise in hormones with pregnancy cause the individual cysts in the breasts to swell with fluid.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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