Brenda Barron is a writer, editor and researcher based in Southern California. She has worked as a writer since , with work appearing in online and print publications such as BabyZone, "Cat Fancy" and "ePregnancy. When girls hit puberty, estrogen is released into the body and the breasts begin to grow. This tends to coincide with the beginning of menstruation. As the breasts grow, the milk ducts in them increase in size, causing the breasts to expand at the nipple. Then the breast tissue itself expands.
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Getty Images. Lady Lumps! They go by many names, but regardless of that, there's one thing that's as sure as the air your breathe - you'll get them. Of course, when and what kind is down to a lot of factors like genetics that you can't see, control or do anything about, but just coz you might be different to the girl next to you, doesn't mean you're any different, really. There's one question, though that's always on people's minds and that's about when they'll come and how big they'll get!
These stages will be different as well for those undergoing gender transition. The size of the breasts will also vary a lot from one person to another. Yes, breasts can hurt when they grow. Breasts grow in response to the hormones estrogen and progesterone.
Though there's probably nothing wrong with your boobs , it's totally normal to question the changes in your body and worry about the size, shape, and lumpiness of your breasts. But it's also important to remember that there are SO many different types of boobs and nipples. You may not know how they're supposed to look, if your nipples should be dark or hairy, or if it's okay if your boobs feel a little lumpy.