A year ago, we at www.theoasisgh.com took to our channel to draw attention to Breast Cancer Aware month which happens to be October every year with October 13th getting the most attention. 
Last year we wrote on a couple of topics including: Pink October, which was heavily concentrated on Signs And Symptoms of Breast Cancer, and KNOW YOUR BREAST whose title is obvious and had a session which answered close to all the questions you might want to ask.

This year, we have decided to begin early; drawing same attention to Breast Cancer Aware but in a different way.
We shall be talking about how to check for a lump in the breast.
There are a couple of ways that couple be done and here we go:

1) In the Shower:
With the pads/flats of your 3 middle fingers, check the entire breast and armpit area pressing down with light, medium, and firm pressure. Check both breasts each month feeling for any lump, thickening, hardened knot, or any other breast changes.

2) In Front of a Mirror 
Visually inspect your breasts with your arms at your sides. Next, raise your arms high overhead.

Look for any changes in the contour, any swelling, or dimpling of the skin, or changes in the nipples. Next, rest your palms on your hips and press firmly to flex your chest muscles. Left and right breasts will not exactly match—few women’s breasts do, so look for any dimpling, puckering, or changes, particularly on one side. 

3) Lying Down
When lying down, the breast tissue spreads out evenly along the chest wall. Place a pillow under your right shoulder and your right arm behind your head. Using your left hand, move the pads of your fingers around your right breast gently covering the entire breast area and armpit.

Use light, medium, and firm pressure. Squeeze the nipple; check for discharge and lumps. Repeat these steps for your left breast.

Model in the article is the singer Sugar Nayaa

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