This calculator estimates bra size based on bust size and band size frame size. The bust size is the loose circumference measured around the chest over the fullest part of the breasts, while standing straight with arms to the side, and wearing a properly fitted bra. The band or frame size is the firm circumference , fitted not tightly, measured directly underneath the breasts. While data collection methods between various sources is not consistent and these percentages may be inflated, incorrectly fitted bras are nonetheless a significant issue, evidenced by the number of studies, articles, and complaints surrounding the issues women face due to a lack of size standardization.
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Having said that, cup sizes do not remain consistent across different band sizes, which means that a woman with 34B breasts has noticeably larger breasts than someone with a 28B bra size. In this example, the woman with the 34B cup size has a larger frame than the woman with the 30C size. A 34B is comparable in size to the following sizes as well: 30D bra size and a 36A bra size. Considering this, 34B breasts can range in appearance from between looking perky and understated to looking quite small. If this same woman carried very little body fat in her stomach, her 34B breasts would look noticeable, though compact, when viewed from the side. If an extremely slender and narrow hipped woman had 34B breasts, her breasts would look proportional, though on the small side.
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Good news for those of you who are dying to know how you ended up with the breasts you did: A new study has found seven genetic markers that are linked with breast size in women. It has long been known that breast size was in part passed down through families, but this research is the first to locate the specific genetic factors that are associated with variations in lady bumps. While this is sort of interesting by itself because, hey, boobs!
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