Updated: Apr 10
1. The average cup size is A-cup among Singaporean women.
Regionally, this is not dissimilar from other Asian countries where the average cup size is also in the A-cup range. European women tend to be bustier, averaging in the B- to C-cup range, while in the U.S. the average size is D-cup.
2. Your left boob is probably bigger than your right.
Bust asymmetry is quite common. Studies report that for about two-thirds of women, it's usually the left side that has the size advantage. The difference tends to be slight, usually not more than 20% larger, so don't worry too much!
3. Your bust size is hereditary
Don't compare your bust with your sister's. It's quite normal for bust sizes to vary in a family. That's because you have a 50/50 chance you'll get your bust size from either your mother's s side or your father's side — it's just the luck of the genetics draw!
4. Pregnancy and breastfeeding can make your nipples darker
Hormonal changes don't just cause a change in your bust size, they can affect the colour of your nipples too. Your nipples should return to their previous colour over time after you stop breastfeeding.
5. Breastfeeding releases oxytocin
When you nurse your baby, your body releases oxytocin, which is known as one of the happy hormones. It helps with lactation and can create a feeling of comfort and calmness for both you and your little one. The release of oxytocin while breastfeeding helps in nurturing the bond between mother and child, making it a rewarding experience for both.
Curious to learn more surprising facts about busts? Read our previous Dream Letters for more bust facts and tips!