Chrissy Teigen posted a selfie baring her skin on social media to remind her fans to schedule their routine health checkups.
On Thursday, the former FABLife host shared a topless photo on Instagram as they took her 42 million followers on a trip to the doctor’s office for her mammogram and breast scan.
“Mammography/Breast Ultrasound Reminder!” she captioned the post. “When else can you see your boobs as an inch steak!? Ultrasound also comes with free boob lotion that lasts all day!!”
mammograms are X-rays of the breasts that, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, can help detect breast cancer early.
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women, affecting one in eight women in the United States. according to the American Cancer Society.
Teigen, 37, who shares four children with her husband, John LegendShe hasn’t shied away from politely reminding her fans about their regular health check-ups in the past.
Last month, she shared details about the implementation her first colonoscopy On her Instagram Stories, she urges her followers to do the same, even if they’re her age or “a little younger.”
“Soon there’s going to be a very big increase in people my age and even a little younger getting colon cancer because we don’t get screened,” said Teigen. “And we are not checked because we are not told. You think your parents are the ones being checked.”
Current guidelines of US Task Force on Preventive Services recommend that adults between the ages of 45 and 75 are screened for colorectal cancer.
“Tomorrow I have my first colonoscopy because my doctor told me that people are getting younger and getting colonoscopies and now they should go earlier and earlier,” she added.
After her procedure was completed, she shared an update with her followers: “I just woke up from my colonoscopy and I feel great. It took about 20 minutes. I honestly wish it was longer because it was a good nap.”