10 Fun Facts About Boobs

Oh, boobs. They're both the best and the worst thing attached to my body. I love to hold them, squeeze them and I love the way they look in a cute bra. However, they hurt, they get in the way and wearing a bra all day is the bain of my existence. Whether you love them or hate them, they're a part of life. To celebrate the ta-tas, here are 10 fun facts about boobies.

1. Nipple-gasms do exist

Honestly, vaginal orgasms seem to mythical to me. But nipple orgasms seem just ridiculous! But according to science, a few select women are able to achieve climax through nipple stimulation alone. You go, girl!!

2. Breastfeeding has long-term effects

If you can breastfeed, there are some really great benefits to doing so. It can lower your risk of heart disease, cancer, help you lose that stubborn baby weight and lower your chances of postpartum depression. 

3. There are eight(!) different types of nipples

Here they are: protruding, flat, puffy, inverted, unilateral inverted, bumpy, hairy and supernumerary. No matter what type of nipple you have, they're probably beautiful and amazing!

4. 85% of women wear the wrong bra size

I mean, I'm totally guilty of this. I just go into Victoria's Secret, pick up a nude bra, throw it on and if it remotely fits I'll buy it. If I took the time to actually get measured, I'm sure that my bras would be a lot more comfortable and make my clothes better. So, go get fitted ladies!

5. Man boobs

The reason that men have nipples and breasts is that all fetuses start out as females. It isn't until several weeks along in the pregnancy that testosterone comes into play that makes a man a man.

6. My eyes are up here

Studies suggest that 80% of men look at your breasts when they first meet you. Ahem, RUDE!

7. The world's largest breasts go to...

Annie Hawkins-Turner holds the record for the world largest natural breasts. If they made a bra size large enough for her, it would be a 48V. 

8. 6% of people have more than two nipples

In case you didn't catch it in number three on this list, supernumerary means having more than two nipples. It's actually not that uncommon and even Harry Styles has multiple nipples!

9. Just say no, you're boobs will thank you

Smokers have saggier breasts because cigarettes break down the elasticity of your skin. Just another reason to not smoke/stop smoking!

10. Take your top off!

There are five states in the U.S. where it's legal to go topless as a woman, and you might be surprised which ones they are. In New York, Hawaii, Texas, Maine and Ohio it's completely legal to show off your boobies in public.