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Dear BeingGirl Experts,

Are my boobs growing?

 

Leah

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Dear Leah,

One of the first signs of puberty is when your breasts start developing. Many girls start to get "breast buds" (mounds or bumps around or under the nipple) at 11. If you're a few years younger or older than 11 when you develop breast buds, that's totally normal too. Next, your entire breast will start to get larger. Your nipple and areola (the area around the nipple) will get darker and form a separate, small mound. This whole process, from "flat" to "finish" takes from 23 years.

 

Some girls develop more quickly than others, and it's not unusual for one breast to grow faster than the other. Sometimes it can take a while for things to "even out." If after you stop growing, you have one breast a lot larger than the other, you may want to discuss this with your doctor/health care provider.

 

Breasts get a lot of attention during puberty because they're new and not everyone gets them at the same time. Remember everyone's breasts are different. What's important is the way you feel about your breasts.  Accept them as another unique and beautiful part of you!

 

Hope this is helpful!

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Toot toot
Toot toot
Posted June 30, 2014
Sometimes my boobs itch is that normal
Lovie_baby_got_back
Lovie_baby_got_back
Posted June 16, 2014
Im just tired of being flat chested I mean this sucks so bad because every one has boobs but I'm still as flat as a pancake some please give me some answers
Locket_Pocket
Locket_Pocket
Posted April 21, 2014
@Best Dancer1 Dude I'm 16 that's practically everybody size in 8th grade Because mine were and so were all my friends unfortunately I'm still stuck there today dumb B-cup????
DValue
DValue
Posted April 19, 2014
girls I know how you feel heres some tips ?tips? if you want to hide your boobs, this is what I do ?put on a sports bra (best choice) or any kind you want to use,then put on a goodtank top on ?the ones with a built in bra? put it on then a t-shirt or what ever ;)
KennaIsAwesome14
KennaIsAwesome14
Posted April 21, 2014
I am (14) in (8)th grade...and I have just had my second ever period. To all you girls saying why haven't I started mine yet, I've been there & done that. And Tbh sweethearts you don't want to start your period it's messy & it sucks. And as for boobs I am a 34a and can fit into a 32a if I had to...but my boobs are a work in progress and so are all you other girls goodluck in the process it sucks alot. ??????
ledhead7
ledhead7
Posted April 12, 2014
@stuffty, I have the exact same problem! A lot of the girls at school always talk about their boobs and what bra size they wear and I feel so left out because I wear a 32 a :(
sweetcandy13
sweetcandy13
Posted September 03, 2013
i ware tank tops with a thin bra but i woud feel more comfortable if i woud ware bras with cotton how coud i tell my mom i whant another bra and with out my 3 brothers see help!!!
Butterscotch lover
Butterscotch lover
Posted February 12, 2014
It's so embarrassing asking a parent to buy a bra and all my friends are felt and I'm in grade 6 and 34 B
Aaliyah G
Aaliyah G
Posted February 02, 2014
I really think thatw as helpful I Had like thesame exact Question im in 6th GGrade 12 years old when i started to get My breast I was in 4th grade but like mine have Came to a point where i know they are growing thanks to The person taht wrote this Thanks Alot ~Aaliyah~!
Stuffty
Stuffty
Posted April 06, 2014
Why won't my boobs get bigger I have discharge but still just little bumps and it's embarrassing I'm getting tall and I have cramps but I'm flat why?
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