Have you ever looked at your nipples and wondered if they’re normal? It turns out, they come in all different shapes and sizes. What’s more, they can bring you incredible pleasure, help feed a baby, and even tip you off to some potentially serious health problems. Seriously, they’re amazing.
After reading this, we promise you’ll have newfound respect for this body part. Here, everything you need to know about your n ipples.
1. They Can Span Several Inches The size of a woman’s n ipples and areolas can be as wide as a half-dollar or smaller than a dime, and either way is totally normal, says Alyssa Dweck, M.D., ob-gyn in Westchester, New York and coauthor of V Is for V agina. Gain weight or get pregnant, and they can balloon even bigger, she says.