Why Does Holding Your Own Boobs Feel So Comforting?

It sends nerve signals to the brain that trigger the release of the ‘feel-good hormone’ oxytocin.

written by
Rajvi Desai
Aug 3, 2020
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AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.