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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!

Your BeingGirl Experts

 

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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 ;)
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?
MadisonObarsky
MadisonObarsky
Posted April 29, 2013
ilovetennis2772 im 13 and in 7th grade and im just starting to grow. i feel like a baby:(
Gods follower13
Gods follower13
Posted July 03, 2013
I started growing in 2nd grade I'm in 7th now and I'm a 36 D:) It sucks because my friends don't have boobs yet!
Best Dancer1
Best Dancer1
Posted July 03, 2013
I'm 13 in 8th grade and I wear a size 38B. Am I growing to fast or is that an ok size for my age. Someone please answer...
AutumnKayla
AutumnKayla
Posted July 03, 2013
Girls. Do not worry if you're 15 and have small boobs. I am 16. just started my period and just now have boobs. you will get your's just ignore bullying
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