Breast enlargement

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Breast enlargement may occur naturally through mammoplasia or may occur artificially through active intervention. Many women regard their breasts, which are female secondary sex characteristics, as important to their sexual attractiveness, as a sign of femininity that is important to their sense of self. Due to this, when a woman considers her breasts deficient in some respect, she might choose to engage in some activity intended to enhance them.[1]

Methods used in an effort to achieve larger breasts include:

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  1. ^ "Secondary sex characteristics". Retrieved 2011-10-31. 
  2. ^ Hartmann BW, Laml T, Kirchengast S, Albrecht AE, Huber JC (1998). "Hormonal breast augmentation: prognostic relevance of insulin-like growth factor-I". Gynecol. Endocrinol. 12 (2): 123–7. PMID 9610425. 
  3. ^ Schlenz, Ingrid; Kaider, Alexandra (2007). "The Brava External Tissue Expander: Is Breast Enlargement without Surgery a Reality?". Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 120 (6): 1680–1689. doi:10.1097/01.prs.0000267637.43207.19. ISSN 0032-1052.