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"Only one of my breasts is growing! Is this normal?"

I just started to “develop” a breast bud a few months ago. But I’m wondering if it’s normal that my other one hasn’t come. Does this happen a lot?

Your body is behaving normally, promise. Puberty causes hormones to surge and breast tissue to grow. Sometimes, one side is more receptive to hormones, explains Dr. Mary LoFrumento, a pediatrician in Morristown, N.J. The other breast will catch up, but it could take up to a year.

In the meantime, wear feel free to wear a bra and try not to worry. You’re not alone. Most women’s boobs, like their feet or ears, are slightly different in size.

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by GL | 10/21/2018
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