As a baby nurses it prompts nerves in the nipple to release oxytocin and prolactin. Photo: ShutterstockAs a baby nurses it prompts nerves in the nipple to release oxytocin and prolactin. Photo: Shutterstock
As a baby nurses it prompts nerves in the nipple to release oxytocin and prolactin. Photo: Shutterstock

The breasts: from nipples and implants to cancer, everything you need to know – and a few things you don’t

  • Humans are also the only species to stimulate female breasts during sex, while no woman has a perfectly symmetrical bust
  • In the Asia-Pacific region, China dominated the breast implant market in 2019, accounting for over 30 per cent, followed by Japan

Topic |   Wellness
As a baby nurses it prompts nerves in the nipple to release oxytocin and prolactin. Photo: ShutterstockAs a baby nurses it prompts nerves in the nipple to release oxytocin and prolactin. Photo: Shutterstock
As a baby nurses it prompts nerves in the nipple to release oxytocin and prolactin. Photo: Shutterstock
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