Bibi Estlund began writing in COM and her personal blog, MamaSense. She writes mainly about the environment, breastfeeding and parenting.
Tap into the erotic power of your pair. When touched and teased the right way, your boobs can help you better enjoy sex—enhancing your arousal and priming your body for more explosive orgasms. In fact, when your nipples are sexually stimulated, those sensations travel to the same areas of the brain that respond to genital stimulation, according to research published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.
Many mums worry they have a poor milk supply, but it can be hard to know for sure. Read on to find out whether you really have low milk supply and what you can do about it. A small number of new mums have difficulty producing enough breast milk due to medical reasons, which include:. If any of these conditions applies to you, see a lactation consultant or breastfeeding specialist.
A lot of what we see in pop culture suggests that the only way women can orgasm is by stimulating the vaginal area. Nipples, when played with, can set off fireworks throughout your body. Enough stimulation, and you can even reach that big O.
Photo by Psalm Isadora. Most women don't know that their breasts are orgasmic. Our entire bodies are orgasmic.
You've enjoyed a healthy, happy, normal pregnancy. The nursery is ready, the car seat installed, the last of the thank-you notes for your baby shower signed, stamped, and delivered. But your due date has come and gone and although your obstetrician says everything looks fine and there's no need to intervene quite yet, you're ready to have this baby.
If you're a pumping mom you know that getting your milk to let down is the key to getting a good volume of milk. We know that pumping is probably not any mom's idea of a good time and that it's particularly frustrating when you can't get your milk to let down. So we'd like to offer some tips to help you get your milk to let down, making your pumping sessions as productive as possible! Flange fit.
Breast stimulation causes the release of the hormone oxytocin from the pituitary gland in your brain. This can lead to the ripening of the cervix and uterine contractions. The practice of breast stimulation to induce or augment or increase labor has been reported in the medical literature since the s.
Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Verified by Psychology Today. The Pleasures of Sex. Whether you call them breasts, boobs, boobies, tata, gazungas, the chest, or something else entirely, I'm sure you have a name for the lovely lady lumps sitting on your or your partner's chest.