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Published on Jul 25, 2013

If both men and women have nipples, why don't men also produce milk and breastfeed? It's a question that's been on all our minds, leading Laci to once and for all explain the reason for male nipples.

Read More:
Why Do Men Have Nipples?
http://www.livescience.com/32467-why-...
"Brace yourselves for a low blow, tough guy. Nipples remind us that gender is anything but clear-cut, especially in utero."

Strange but True: Males Can Lactate
http://www.scientificamerican.com/art...
"Unless you are an Indonesian fruit bat, though, it probably won't happen naturally."

Sex Begins in the Womb
http://www.nap.edu/html/biological_co...
Sex differences of importance to health and human disease occur throughout the life
span, although the specific expression of these differences varies at different stages of
life."

Fetal development
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/en...
"This article discusses how a human baby is conceived and how the baby develops inside the mother's womb."

Embryonic period
http://www.embryology.ch/anglais/jfet...
"The embryonic time comprises 56 days, i.e., 8 weeks from the moment of fertilization."

Why do men have nipples?
http://science.howstuffworks.com/life...
"The possibility of male lactation may not seem as far-fetched as one might at first expect, since it can happen soon after a baby boy exits the womb."

Seven nipples in a male: World's second case report
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/artic...
"We present a case of seven nipples in a 32-year-old male patient."

Watch More:
Breast Milk Is Magic!:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GPmPi...
Humans With Tails:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XfwMjT...
Edward Jenner vs. Small Pox:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKwobv...

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