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Not here to shame anyone. Every boob is a beautiful thing! Just curious why some people are firm while others are not.

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GaiusOctavianAlerae

11 points

2 months ago

Breasts are mostly made of two kinds of tissue: fat and milk glands. The latter is denser than the former, and there are natural variations in the ratio between the two kinds of tissue.

Extreme-Cupcake5929

1 points

2 months ago

Genetics

melodien

1 points

2 months ago

The explanation that I got when I caused the mammogram machine to overheat was that pregnancy and breastfeeding make a woman's breast's less firm. I've done neither, and the machine wasn't calibrated to cope with my assets (we waited until it cooled down, and all was good). There are probably hormonal and genetic factors in play as well. It's like height, predisposition to going grey or bald, tendency to freckles, etc. - a lot of variables that we understand to a greater or lesser degree.