Breast enlargement

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Breast enlargement is the enlargement of the breasts. It may occur naturally as in 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". .hu-berlin.de. 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. doi:10.3109/09513599809024960. 
  3. ^ Katch, VL; Campaigne, B; Freedson, P; Sady, S; Katch, FI; Behnke, AR (July 1980). "Contribution of breast volume and weight to body fat distribution in females". Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 53 (1): 93–100. PMID 7416252. doi:10.1002/ajpa.1330530113. 
  4. ^ Small, KS; Hedman, AK; Grundberg, E; et al. (June 2011). "Identification of an imprinted master trans regulator at the KLF14 locus related to multiple metabolic phenotypes". Nat. Genet. 43 (6): 561–4. PMC 3192952Freely accessible. PMID 21572415. doi:10.1038/ng.833. 
  5. ^ 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. ISSN 0032-1052. PMID 18040206. doi:10.1097/01.prs.0000267637.43207.19.