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Breastnotes.com was created to help you to understand the breast: its development and growth patterns, its function and purpose, its role in various societies, its care, and its problems.
o better understand the breast, we offer instructional information in our Anatomy section. Drawings, diagrams and images serve as references, and will illustrate the details that we cover elsewhere in this site.
ny cancer that grows in our body will kill us. . .unless we can find it and get it out of our body AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!! The three most important things that we can do to find a growth in the breast that may become malignant are: regularly scheduled mammograms, annual Clinical Breast Exams with your health practitioner, and monthly Breast Self-Examination.. We want to show you how to do Breast Self Exams properly.
or many, God placed breasts on our bodies for the sole purpose of feeding our offspring. With an increased knowledge of breast anatomy, and an explanation about how breasts produce milk, we hope to encourage more mothers to make the choice to breastfeed their new arrivals. Visit the Breastfeeding Section
lot of research has been done since the mid 1990's about whether there is a possible link between the wearing of a brassier and it causing a higher risk of breast cancer in the one wearing it. We have added a section that will directly deal with this concept where we will publish literature from some of those researchers. You will find it under Bra/Breast Cancer. We hope that you will take the opportunity to read what these innovative people have to say to us.
image credit: statuary in front of la casa grande, hearst-san simeon state historical monument
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Breast Cancer Is Preventable
Link to an article by Sydney Ross Singer
|An about multiple studies that support the connection between wearing a bra and breast cancer, and points out there are NO studies that prove otherwise.||New||Oct 2013|
|Bra Free - Story Number Four||"The bra-free thing has done MUCH more for me than just the physical benefits..." Author's image has been added.||Modified||Jul 2013|
Do Natives Wear Bras?
||"Will my breasts droop if I don't wear a bra?" What happens to women who live where bras never existed.||New||Jul 2013|
|Nipple Stimulation May Reduce Breast Cancer||This article says studies show that nipple stimulation increases oxytocin production and results in better breast health.||New||Mar 2013|
|Breast/Nipple Hair Gallery||A gallery for women that have nipple or breast hair||New||Mar 2013|
Never Mention The Bra!
|When we read about research on the cause of Breast Cancer, we never hear about the part that is played by the wearing of the bra.||New||Jan 2013|
|BRA VS BREAST CANCER: Whom Do I Believe? An Opinion||An opinion concerning who you should believe about whether wearing a bra has any connection with your risks of being diagnosed with breast cancer.||New||Dec 2012|
|Re-Lactation Overview Overview||A reader has contributed her image to this page.||Modified||Nov 2012|
|Breast Ptosis-Pendulous Gallery||Gallery for women with Pendulous breasts.||New||Oct 2012|
|Modified ANATOMY Galleries||Galleries have been placed in a new, friendlier location.||Modified||Oct 2012|
|Updated Images on ANATOMY||Higher resolution images have been added.||Modified||Sep 2012|
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