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Top 10 Boob and Bra Q&A’s

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Here at Lil-Lets I receive hundreds of questions every week and thought I would share with you my Top 10 frequently asked Boob and Bra queries.

When am I going to get mine?

Breast development can start from the age of 7 -15 with the average being around 9-13, so don’t worry if your friends start developing or wearing bras before you, we are all different and it’s not a competition!

Why have my breasts stopped growing?

Breasts often grow in spurts and it is quite common for them to remain in the same stage of development for a couple of months to a couple of years. It will have no impact on your final size, you just have to be patient.

Do breasts stop growing once your period has arrived?

No, breasts can continue to grow for a number of years after the arrival of your first period?

How can I make my breasts grow bigger?

Because you carry the same genes as your parents, your final breast size will most likely be very similar to family members, such as mothers, sisters, grandparents or aunts on either side of your family. As breasts contain a large proportion of fatty tissue, your overall body weight will also impact on your breast size?

Will massaging my breasts make them bigger?

In a word ‘No’.

Is there anything I can do to make my breasts bigger or smaller?

Despite rumours you may have heard about eating or drinking certain foods there really is nothing you can do to change your overall breast size. It is therefore a good idea to love your breasts just the way they are. And for any of you who think big is best, take a look at Suzanne Jackson’s video for Let’s Talk on Body Changes.

Let's Talk Body Changes

Once they have grown will they stay this size forever?

At certain times your breasts will change in shape, for example during pregnancy, when the breasts often become fuller. Some forms of contraception can also change the size of the breasts.

Why do boys think that big breasts are best?

Not all boys feel this way, but unfortunately the media (magazines, newspapers, movies or TV) have in the past and to some extent still do, like to show fuller breasts as something all females should own to be more attractive to males. Of course we know this is not the case, but for young and impressionable boys who view these images and want to fit in, they often believe this is then the way they should feel about breasts too, even if they actually don’t care what size someone’s breasts are!

Do you have to wear a bra?

This is a personal choice, bras don’t aid in the growth or development of your breasts but they may make you feel more comfortable if you are active, as they can prevent the breast from jiggling around. They will also help conceal the breasts making them less visible through your outer clothing if this is something you are unhappy for others to see.

When getting measured for a bra, do you have to be naked?

Most store assistants are more than comfortable for you to keep your clothes on when finding the right bra size just for you and some can see just by looking at you what your size may be. Once they have found several choices for you to try on, they may want to see you in it, checking the under band and cups sit correctly and are the correct fit. Don’t worry this will be done in private and assistants are very discreet as they know this is a daunting shopping trip for many teens.

See Also

Breast Buds Inside Your Breasts


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Strawberry 3 to Rabbit lover

Hi Rabbit lover, this is Strawberry 3. If you think you need a bigger bra then do this... Go to your mum and say ow mum my chest hurts and she will probably be concerned but then say, it feels like something really tight is around it. And then she will look and see how small your bra is. That might not work it's just an idea. Or, make sure it's just you and your mum at home, and then search up a bigger bra, the size you need and leave the web page open. Then call your mum over to help with your home work or something and she will see the screen you've been looking at and will probably take the hint. Or, be brave and just ask her. You could even write a note of text. Or next time you are out shopping for underwear, say to your mum, my bra clasp is broken, could I get another bra? Then pick up a bigger one in the size you need. Sorry that's so long but I hope that at least one of those ideas works. Have a great day everyone - Strawberry 3 xx

Rabbit lover

So, I’m 11 and a 28A. You might have seen my first bra story already so I won’t retype it. How do ask my mum for a bigger bra? Xx

To Nora

Yh it also happens to me sometimes. When I wake up today it seems big and the next day it shrinks


Why do my breast buds get big but the go small again?


Hi yes this is totaly normal im 12 so i have a lot of experience with this exact thing . It is normal for allgirls to find this a sensitive subject at first as this is something new you'd rather not share it is uncommon and uncomfortable conversation to you to have . But after a while it will come second nature and you will feel more secure having this type of conversation


hi this helped a lot


So I’m 13 in 30A bra and I’ve been feeling kinda self conscious lately because I feel small but if you are the same as me (feeling flat) these are some positives: no back pain, easy sports (no under swear or pain) , if you eventually get boobs they won’t be as saggy as early (not to sure bout this one but) and no feeling like someone is looking at your boobs, can wear smaller tops without overtop spillage (if u get what I mean) and you always want what you don’t have there’s people out there who want to look like you/ would pay to look like you so be happy your perfect!


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