Check Yourself Properly: How To Do a Self Breast Examination

How To Check Your Boobs, Pecs and Chest, Properly

We’re sure you’ve been hearing a lot this month about the importance of being breast aware, but how do you get started? 

More often than not, people aren't confident in how to check and what they should be aware of whilst doing it. But not to worry team, we’re here to help with expert guidance from CoppaFeel!.

CoppaFeel! has provided us with lots of helpful tips and tricks to share with you, to make sure you’re clued up on all things checking. Check out the graphic below for signs and symptoms to be aware of. Make sure you contact your doctor as soon as possible if you notice anything usual for you, such as: 

  • nipple discharge
  • swelling in armpit or around collar bone
  • lumps and thickening
  • constant pain in breast or armpit
  • changes in skin texture
  • change in size or shape
  • nipple inversion and changes in direction
  • rash or crusting of or around nipple


CoppaFeel! offers some super helpful information on their website for how you can make sure you feel confident when checking. They have a detailed video called ‘Boob Check 101’ that shows you how  you can check your chest. They say: “Whatever your age or gender, knowing your body and being aware of the symptoms of breast cancer is really important. It’s why we made this handy video to show you how it’s done.” So make sure you give it a watch today.


If you’re still a little unsure on how to do a self breast examination, they’ve now installed their newest checking tool called The Self-Checkout. If you’re askin’ us, then this is the ultimate device for helping you check yourself and making sure you’re doing it right, each and every time. The tool will hold your hand and guide you through the process making it as quick and easy as possible. Our health truly is our wealth and this device is here to make sure you keep in check - so make sure you use it!


If you’re still left with some questions then we can almost guarantee the CoppaFeel! website will have your answers. They have a very detailed info and resources section that goes into detail about anything and everything you should know.



Make sure to contact your doctor if you've noticed something unusual, or something you’re worried about, after you’ve followed these steps and done your checks. Even if you think it’s nothing, or “only something small”, you’re always better to be safe! And remember, most breast changes won’t be cancer. The message really is; if in doubt, get it checked out!


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