Female human breasts

The breast is an organ on the lower chest region of humans an other primates. Humans have two breasts. Both boys an girls have breasts at birth, but at puberty, the breasts on women become larger. The breasts has mammary glands that produce milk. Breastfeeding is letin an infant drink breast milk.



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External linksEedit

  • "Are Women Evolutionary Sex Objects?: Why Women Have Breasts". Archived frae the oreeginal on 2 December 2011.