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FASHION NOTES
                            Overview
Who Makes Clothing That Fits Endowed Women?
What Can I Wear When I Don't Wear A Bra?
FASHIONS
TOP-HEAVY FASHIONS Some women have breasts a little larger than a 'standard' dress or blouse size can handle, and she is forced to buy a larger size so the bust is not too tight, but that means the waist and hips are often too large. Readers of this site offer suggestions and sources of clothing that resolves these issues. FASHIONS
BRA-FREE FASHION TIPS To encourage women to take the next step toward better breast health, we discuss some fashion tips on how to address these fears by selecting some fashions and bypassing others. FASHIONS
BUILDING A BRA-FREE WARDROBE. If you have decided that you want to take off the bra for comfort and breast health, read about how to analyze your wardrobe and select clothing from your closet that will not broadcast to everyone that you have removed your bra. It is a matter of dressing your body in a way that your new freedom is not obvious to others. FASHIONS
"BUT DOESN'T EVERYONE WEAR A BRA?" Studies show that wearing a bra can increase a woman's risk for breast cancer, so what prevents her from being bra-free? FASHIONS
"WHY I DON'T WEAR A  BRA" ~ VIDEOS Young women post their videos about how and why they gave up their bras for better breast health and comfort. FASHIONS
BRA-FREE HUMOR Breast health is a serious issue, so why not take a pause to enjoy a little humor about it. FASHIONS
More And More Experts Agree: Wearing A Bra Can Cause Breast Problems!
                                  By Ken L. Smith,
An article that points out a number of internet articles and websites that show the amount of pressure coming online to eliminate the bra. FASHIONS
BREAST ANATOMY
                                   Overview
Anatomical images to identify specific breast nomenclature

Other galleries

ANATOMY
DETAILED BREAST GALLERIES  Overview Detailed galleries of breast details requested by visitors.
                                                                                                 (5 galleries)
ANATOMY
BREAST EXTERIOR Description of the exterior features of the breast.     (1 image)
                               (Optional Gallery of breast exterior images)
ANATOMY
INSIDE THE BREAST Description of the structure inside the breast.                 (2 sketches) ANATOMY
INSIDE THE NIPPLE Description of the structure inside the nipple.                     (1 sketch) ANATOMY
LYMPHATIC SYSTEM Description of the lymphatic system in the breast.             (1 sketch) ANATOMY
BREAST AWARENESS
                          Overview
How can we become more aware of our breasts, so that we an avoid most breast problems that usually come up?                 (10 articcles) AWARENESS
THE FIVE STAGES OF BREAST DEVELOPMENT Description of the five Tanner Stages of breast development                  (Optional Gallery of the five Tanner Stages) AWARENESS
THE PURPOSE OF THE BRA 
                                  By Ken L. Smith,
Breast Health Facilitator for ACS
Description of what women expect the bra to do for them, as well as what the bra actually does to them.                          (w/ footnotes) AWARENESS

BREAST VISUAL SIGNS
                          Gallery

This gallery allows you to see what other 'normal' womens breasts may look like, so that you will not get the idea that your breasts are unusual or "ugly" or "misshaped'. AWARENESS
BRAS ACTUALLY CAUSE BREAST SAGGING
                                   By Ken L. Smith,
Breast Health Facilitator for ACS
What prevents breasts from sagging? Do breasts sag when we get older? Do bras prevent breasts from sagging? Do bras CAUSE breasts to sag? AWARENESS
Do Natives Wear Bras?
                                   By Ken L. Smith,
Breast Health Facilitator for ACS
Do all of those native women in the National Geographic have droopy breasts because they don't wear bras? Or is there another reason? AWARENESS
TOP-FREEDOM Letters from visitors that relate their thoughts and experiences of making the choice to be top-free.         (Publicly bare from waist up) AWARENESS
"I'M BRA FREE" -
 PERSONAL STORIES
Letters from visitors that relate their thoughts and experiences of making the choice to be bra-free.                  (Dressed without a bra) AWARENESS
NIPPLE STIMULATION CUTS RISK OF BREAST CANCER By Celia Hall Printed
 in "The Independent" in the UK
Research is discussed that suggests that the stimulation of the nipples encourages the production of oxytocin, which helps to cleanse the breasts and reduce the risk of breast cancer and breast lumps.                              AWARENESS
THE BIG BRA BAILOUT: SLOPPY STUDY SHOWS CONFLICT OF INTEREST  
                         By Sydney Ross Singer
The National Cancer Institute has funded a study by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to look into the bra-cancer link in order to refute research showing this link is responsible for a majority of breast cancer cases.   We have two responses.                  AWARENESS
HUTCHINSON STUDY IS A FALSE REPORT  
                            By Ken L Smith, BHF
TYPES OF BREAST CANCER
                                    By Ken L. Smith
There are actually fifteen different types of breast cancer, and they are known by as many as 25 different names. BREAST CANCER
Background
 

Are You Dressing Organically?     
                                   By Ken L. Smith

Many women do excellent work in selecting organically-grown foods and food that has not been prepared in a way that it carries toxins and chemicals that will cause troubles in their bodies. But are they defeating those efforts by not dressing properly? BREAST CANCER
Background
RISK FACTORS - WHAT ARE THE ODDS THAT YOU MIGHT GET BREAST CANCER?         By Ken L. Smith You read a lot about what factors may destine you to being a breast cancer patient. Read this article to see which factors you really face, and which ones do not affect you at all. BREAST CANCER
Background
BC Detection Overview
                            
- Overview -
Processes that are available to us to find breast cancer before it BREAST CANCER
Detection
HOW TO PERFORM BREAST SELF-EXAMINATION
 by Ken L. Smith & Ophelia Park
A simple procedure every woman can and should do every month to keep aware of any changes that can occur in their breasts. This is an illustrated instruction. BREAST CANCER
Detection
THE MAMMOGRAM SCAM
                       By Sydney Ross Singer
The author describes the original concept of the campaign to take mammograms on a regular basis, and discloses some of the fallacies of that work, along with pointing out that mammograms do not prevent breast cancer, but only tell us that it has already arrived. BREAST CANCER
Detection
How Bras Cause Lymph Stasis And Breast Cancer by Sydney Ross Singer Recent studies have shown that if lymphatic fluid is prevented from flowing, cancer can be a result. That ties in directly with multiple studies that have proven wearing a bra can prevent the fluid from flowing in the breasts, and that leads to a higher risk of breast cancer. This article discusses these recent studies. BREAST CANCER
Causes - Prevention

My #MeToo Moment With My Bra
               
by Soma Grismaijer   
An interesting view, from the lady that was the catalyst for the beginning of the Bra and Breast Cancer Study. Soma Grismaijer tells about how her breast lump started their search for the answer to the question about the cause of breast disease. It had indeed come too close to the heart, so she and her husband took on the challenge, and we all gained from it. BREAST CANCER
Causes - Prevention
 
THE BREAST DEFENCE AGAINST VIOLENCE -
        BAN THE BRA!

               
By Sydney Ross Singer
Anyone causing pain, injury, the need for surgery, or eventual death to a lady would be arrested. But that is what the bra can do. BREAST CANCER
Causes - Prevention
 
EXPORTING BREAST CANCER, ONE BRA AT A TIME      By Sydney Ross Singer The author points out that by producing bras and shipping them to other nations, we are also sending the problems of a bra to them. BREAST CANCER
Causes - Prevention
BRA CANCER
                      By Sydney Ross Singer
An article emphasizing the CAUSE of many breast cancer occurrences rather than the LOCATION of the cancer. BREAST CANCER
Causes - Prevention
BRA AND BREAST CANCER COVER-UP
                       By Sydney Ross Singer
Information about how industries and health organizations in the US are actively suppressing the perpetuation of the message about bras and their effects on our breasts. BREAST CANCER
Causes - Prevention
THE LINK BETWEEN BREAST CANCER AND BRAS
                                         By Jeff Rockel
A review on the book and the work by Sydney Ross Singer and Soma Grismaijer BREAST CANCER
Causes - Prevention
Dressed To Kill - Second Edition
                        by Ken L. Smith
After learning so much from their first edition of this wonderful book, we now have the opportunity to review their results from their 1991 - 1993 Bra and Breast Cancer Study done in the U.S., as well as results from their second study of women in Fiji in one book. BREAST CANCER
Causes - Prevention

BRA VS BREAST CANCER: Whom Do I Believe?
A Personal Opinion       
                          By Ken L. Smith, BHF

You hear so much today trying very hard to keep you from accepting the idea that bras have anything to do with breast cancer. So how can you really know what to believe? BREAST CANCER
Causes - Prevention
THEY NEVER MENTION THE BRA!       
 
A Personal Opinion
                         B
y Ken L. Smith, BHF
Research to learn the cause of breast cancer never mentions the part played by wearing a bra. This article suggests how you can 'read into' the report to see if the study positively eliminates the role played by wearing a bra. BREAST CANCER
Causes - Prevention
COULD THERE POSSIBLY BE A LINK BETWEEN UNDERWIRE BRAS AND BREAST CANCER?    
                 By Dr. Habib Sadeghi D.O.
Dr. Sadeghi writes a comprehensive evaluation of the research done by Syd Singer and Soma Grismaijer in the nineties that awakened us all to the extent of the damage that is done by the restriction of lymphatic flow in the breasts that occurs from the pressure on the breasts and the prevention of the movement of the breasts which occurs when wearing a bra.  BREAST CANCER
Causes - Prevention
BREAST CANCER IS PREVENTABLE    
                                        By Syd Singer
An article by Sydney Ross Singer that points out that real studies prove breast cancer is preventable and NOT ONE SINGLE STUDY supports those that claim breast cancer is NOT preventable. BREAST CANCER
Causes - Prevention
A Thank You Letter To Syd Singer
by Chrristine Riggs
A grateful woman thanks Syd Singer for the work he has done to resolve the problem of breast cysts and inflammation. BREAST CANCER
Causes - Prevention
FAKE BREAST CANCER NEWS FROM THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY  
                                        By Syd Singer
News Reports from a leading charity is misleading many others by not truthfully representing factual and important medical discoveries. BREAST CANCER
Causes - Prevention
TABOOBS: THE LEADING CAUSE OF BREAST CANCER                   By Syd Singer When we are not willing to look past old traditions, cultural habits, and taboos, we show that we are not interested in preventing Breast Cancer and saving lives. BREAST CANCER
Causes - Prevention
A PERSONAL LETTER
                                       By Ken Smith
A personal letter that I wrote to those women that are special to me, to help them be informed about the true facts concerning the connection between wearing a bra and breast cancer, so they can decide for themselves what they want to do about wearing a bra. BREAST CANCER
Causes - Prevention
TREATMENTS FOR BREAST CANCER               By Ken L. Smith A list of most of the many treatments that breast cancer patients may face in their near future. New ones are always being added. BREAST CANCER
Treatment
FOR PARTNERS AND SUPPORT PERSONS Some recommendations and suggestions for those that are caring for a breast cancer patient. BREAST CANCER
Treatment

Breast Massage Therapy
                            - Overview -

Breasts are known for not being able to flush toxins from within, mostly due to the bra restricting the lymphatic fluid flow. Breast Massage allows us to give that impounded lymphatic fluid a boost so it can flush the breasts free of toxins.

BREAST CANCER
Breast Massage
HOW I WOULD EXPLAIN OUR LYMPHATIC SYSTEM
                                     By Ken L. Smith
A plain approach to the lymphatic system to help us understand why we have that system, what it does, and why it is important that we do not impair it's function. BREAST CANCER
Breast Massage
BREAST MASSAGE
                     By Robin Cunningham
Dr. Cunningham presents some good suggestions about how to perform breast massage.    (4 illustrations by Lyn De La Motte) BREAST CANCER
Breast Massage
LINK BETWEEN THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM AND BREAST CANCER
                By Kathleen A McLaughlin
A doctor's presentation on the critical function of the lymphatic system, its importance to good breast health, and how breast massage can serve to help the lymphatic system to function.                                         (Summary + Full Text of Message) BREAST CANCER
Breast Massage
LYMPH DRAINAGE THERAPY
                 By Dr. Howard B. Sanford
Dr. Sanford explains how important it is for lymphatic fluids to drain from the breasts, and how you can assist it to drain properly. BREAST CANCER
Breast Massage
BREASTFEEDING -- IT'S NOT THE EASIER CHOICE
                                    By Ken L. Smith
Breastfeeding your newborn is almost always the better way to go. We have to be aware that it is not an "automatic" process. It may eliminate a lot of bottle-washing but it has its own special requirements. BREASTFEEDING
MANUAL EXPRESSION OF YOUR BREASTS
                                    by Ken L. Smith
When you are lactating you may need to express your milk and your baby and your breast pump may not be available. You can express your breasts with your own hands. This includes two HowTo Videos on Manual Expression of your breasts. BREASTFEEDING
THE BREASTFEEDING EXPERIENCE Letters from visitors relaying their thoughts about observing mothers breastfeeding their little ones in public BREASTFEEDING
ALOHA... Means LOVE
                                      By Lana Kalana
Read what a young woman tells us about what breastfeeding meant to her when she grew up where it was the ONLY way to feed an infant. It was not a choice, but was considered to be a blessing. BREASTFEEDING
RE-LACTATION
                                  Overview
Information for those that wish to induce lactation without the benefit of pregnancy or childbirth. BREASTFEEDING
Re-Lactation
HOW TO GET STARTED WITH  RE-LACTATION
                                      By Ken L. Smith
A primer on how to induce lactation without the benefit of recently giving birth. It should answer some of your many questions. BREASTFEEDING
Re-Lactation
BREAST VISUAL SIGNS FOR RE-LACTATION An image gallery for your reference to similar nipple size, areolar size and pigmentation, and breast size and shape. BREASTFEEDING
Re-Lactation
USING A TENS WHILE I AM RE-LACTATING Some ideas about the use of a TENs unit to assist during the process of re-lactating.  (Slow Loading) BREASTFEEDING
Re-Lactation
OB/Gyn VISITS WHEN I AM RE-LACTATING Visitors sharing their ideas about how to approach their doctors during their visits when they are lactating. BREASTFEEDING
Re-Lactation
STOPPING MENSTRUAL PERIOD WITH BREAST MASSAGE A successful attempt was made to prevent the serious effects of heavy menstrual bleeding by the utilization of breast massage. BREASTFEEDING
Re-Lactation
PREVENTING SKIN AND JOINT PAINS WITH ORAL EXPRESSION AND RE-LACTATION
By Henry & Nina W.
When using oral expression to induce lactation this couple found relief from her Sarcoidosis Skin and Joint pain. He found a very effective solution to his erectile dysfunction. BREASTFEEDING
Re-Lactation
MAMMOGRAMS WHILE I AM  RE-LACTATING Visitors sharing their ideas about how to approach their doctors and technicians about the presence of milk during a mammogram. BREASTFEEDING
Re-Lactation
SUCCESSFUL RE-LACTATION STORIES It always helps to read about others that have tried to induce lactation  and actually had success. It is not an easy task. But few couples feel brave enough to tell others about it. We welcome those who succeeded to write a little note that we can share on here. Others will be grateful to you. BREASTFEEDING
Re-Lactation