CHECK YOUR BREASTS PROPERLY
Don’t just have a quick squeeze in the shower when you remember. Do it properly. Know what to look for, when to check and how to check.
Here are some fabulous resources to help you (links go directly to the relevant pages so you don’t need to read about anything else).
Breast Cancer Care Don’t be put off by the word ‘cancer’ here. Breast Cancer Care have some excellent information on checking your breasts and benign breast conditions. They also have some excellent (free) booklets and a handy purse size mini guide that you can order online.
Breast Cancer Now (again don’t be put off by the word ‘cancer’) They have some really excellent advice including a short instruction video, leaflets and an brilliant App to remind you when, how and what to check.
Coppafeel is a charity dedicated to getting men and women checking their breasts. You can even sign up to a regular text alert to remind you to check. Their website is a treasure trove of helpful information.
Know Your Lemons is another charity dedicated to checking breasts. They have some excellent infographics to help you check, and they have a fabulous App which covers every aspect of checking your breasts without actually doing the checking themselves.