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“During the first trimester of pregnancy, most women’s breasts get larger and feel sore and the nipples can feel particularly sensitive,” explains registered nurse and lactation consultant Sarah Tyack, RN, BSW, IBCLC.

Tyack says that these breast changes during the first trimester happen for a variety of reasons, one of the main ones being that there’s an increase in both estrogen and progesterone. “These hormones get triggered as soon as your body knows it’s pregnant,” she explains. In fact, some women say they felt the change in their breasts immediately when they first thought they were pregnant.

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