If you're a breastfeeding mom, you will experience some degree of unevenness in your breasts at some point. This unevenness is normal, and it's usually more noticeable during the first few weeks after the birth of your baby when your milk supply is still adjusting. However, even after the first few weeks, your breasts can still become lopsided. If one breast gets more stimulation than the other, it will produce more milk and grow larger than the other one.
Breast asymmetry: Causes, diagnosis, and mammogram results
Having breasts of two different sizes is very common, and most women experience at least a bit of asymmetry at some point in their lives. If uneven breasts are making you feel particularly self conscious or stopping you from doing the things you want, there are a few options that can help. You could try out different bra or clothing types, consider a different breastfeeding technique, or talk to your doctor about your options for breast surgery. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Together, they cited information from 20 references.
Why Are My Breasts Uneven? 4 Reasons Boobs Can Be Asymmetrical
In some cases, the shapes are different, and in others, they are two totally different sizes. There are only a few things you can do to address it. If you already belong to the club that discovered you have uneven breasts, how did you react? Good news!
A lot of things come in matched sets, but breasts aren't usually one of them. Breast asymmetry—when breasts vary in size, shape, or position—is very common. It's considered normal when even fully developed breasts aren't the same size.