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How Breasts Change With Age

“Women across generations agree that age does not define beauty,” AARP Survey of Women’s Reflections on Beauty, Age, and Media. Thanks to the passage of time, hormonal changes—and gravity—most women begin to see a change in their breasts around age 40. It is normal at this point for breasts to appear smaller, less firm, more […]

Timing Your Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy

Breast reconstruction isn’t for everyone. Tig Notaro, for example. After her double mastectomy without reconstruction, the dry-witted comedian embraced her new body and performed topless (for a full 20 minutes!) in her 2015 HBO special Boyish Girl Interrupted. If you aren’t as willing to accept a new life without breasts, reconstruction may be an easy […]

Planning for a Breast Reduction

Planning for a breast reduction can mean different things to different people. You will likely be able to fit into some cute new (and definitely smaller sized) tops, but the main focus shouldn’t be going out and buying a bunch of new clothes. There are a whole lot of things you need to prioritize first. […]