Breasts

Breast Self Exam

By JustMommies

Breast self exam is one of the most important ways to detect breast cancer early enough for treatment to be effective. Breast cancer kills approximately 40,000 women a year in the United States. All women should know how to perform a breast self exam Step One » Read more

Breast tenderness, symptom of pregnancy

Is breast tenderness a sign of pregnancy? Sore breasts and nipples are a common complaint in early pregnancy. During the first eight weeks of pregnancy the breasts, nipples and areola enlarge. Sometimes quite dramatically. The areola may darken in color. Some women describe a tingling sensation. Others may feel fullness in their breasts along with breast tenderness. » Read more