A Breast Health Guide For Girls, Teens, And In-Betweens
Three Rivers Press
On Sale: September 2, 2008
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The real facts about your “girls” and how to take care of
“Well, all my friends think they will never have
breasts—and it’s not funny—because a lot of girls feel this
“I went up two sizes over summer
break! I started seventh grade with a ‘C’ cup. Then my
breasts got weird pink stripes on the side. What happened?”
Girls are as anxious and confused
about their breasts as ever. That’s why Marisa Weiss, M.D.,
an oncologist and breast health specialist, and her teenage
daughter, Isabel, decided to create Taking Care of Your
“Girls.” Together, they polled more than three thousand
girls and their moms and came up with a surprisingly huge
list of worries and misconceptions. Based on their research,
you’ll get answers to questions like:
• How do I know
when I need to get my first bra—and what kind should I
• Do big breasts have a higher risk of breast cancer
than small ones?
• How do I get rid of stretch
• When will my breasts stop growing?
• How do I
examine my own breasts?
• Will the size of my breasts
• Do tanning, antiperspirants, wearing a bra at
night, and talking on a cell phone cause breast
A groundbreaking book for both mothers and
daughters, Taking Care of Your “Girls” is a practical
guide to breast care and a girl-to-girl conversation about
the feelings and emotions that come with the
“This all-in-one, indispensable breast
health guide captures exactly what teen girls and their moms
really need: practical, easy-to-read, great advice. It’s one
of the best gifts you can give to your girl.”
Karp, M.D., F.A.A.P., author of The Happiest Toddler on
the Block, board member of Healthy Child, Healthy World
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