I’m confused about the development of my breasts

Last updated on October 21, 2020


I am a 20-year-old woman, but I’m confused about the development of my breasts.  They aren’t that perky, and they seem to hang down.  I don’t have any fullness underneath the nipple.  And my nipples and breasts point out to the side.  According to the Tanner Stages,  I should have full, smooth, adult breasts, but they seem as if they are in puberty, and I took the Tanner Stage Calculator and it said I was at stage 4.8.  I just want to know if there is something wrong because my breasts don’t look like a normal adult woman.


Just as everyone’s face doesn’t look exactly alike, neither does everyone’s body. The descriptions in the Tanner Stage Calculator are generalizations, but they don’t apply to every single person. It is possible that your breasts will not fill fully out until after having your first child. It doesn’t sound as if there is anything wrong or that your body is unusual in any way.