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5 Tips To Bind Your Chest Safely

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 14 August 2017

Many people cross their arms constantly or slump to hide their feminine chest while others undergo the FTM procedure. Another way to hide the chest is through binding. Chest binding is done to flatten the breasts so that the chest appears more masculine. Binding generally uses a compression garment or binder, and if done correctly will not cause back problems. However, if done incorrectly you will see major problems. Here are five tips to bind your chest safely. 1. Style Do not use household items like duct tape, ace bandages or plastic wrap to bind your chest. This is very dangerous and can cause back problems, rashes, and other skin irritations. Professional binders are designed for chest binding and come in different styles. You may need to try several before settling on the one that works best for you. Long shirt. This is a full shirt binder that compresses the…

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Chest Binding Safety 101

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 12 Jul 2017

If you are thinking of undergoing transgender surgery but first want to see how you would look with a masculine chest and are interested in binding to conceal your breasts, there are a few things you’ll need to know. Chest binding, if done correctly, is safe and can be quite…

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