By Jen Gann Photo: It makes me feel like my soul is seeping from my body. But before I burn my nursing bra and gallop off toward freedom, never to think of breastfeeding again, I wanted to try to capture the physical sensation. Like a blood-pressure cuff, tightening and loosening? Something akin to vomiting, a sensation of relief amid waves of discomfort?
Physiology[ edit ] Breasts, and especially nipples, are highly erogenous zones , for both men and women. Nipple and breast stimulation of women are a near-universal aspect of human sexuality , though nipples in males are not as sexualized. One hypothesis postulates that the breasts grew as a frontal counterpart to the buttocks as primates became upright to attracting mates, a model first developed in Nipple stimulation of any sort is noted in reducing the incidence of breast cancer. This can be a result of physical reasons soreness or psychological reasons conflicted about her breasts being used other than for an infant.
Share via Email Levels of nutrients in baby milk have effects on a child's growth, behaviour and temperament that may last a lifetime. Alamy Baby formula should be tailored for boys and girls to reflect the differences in milk that mothers produce depending on their baby's sex, researchers say. Tests on mothers' milk in both monkeys and humans have showed that levels of fat, protein, vitamins, sugars, minerals and hormones vary enormously, but there is evidence that milk made for female and male babies is consistently different.