Will breast enlargement surgery affect my ability to breastfeed?

Although a rare complication, some women do find they have difficulties or are unable to breastfeed after a breast enlargement procedure. However, if you were able to breastfeed before your procedure, you will likely still be able to breastfeed after healing.

Breast enlargement can be done in several ways, some of which are more likely to preserve the ability to breastfeed. These include making incisions (cuts) under the breast or in the armpit or having the implant placed under the chest muscle. These measures may help prevent damage to the milk ducts and nerves in your breasts.

Be sure to discuss this with your Medebelle surgeon so you can both decide what is the best option for you and your breast surgery.

    
Published on: Sep 25, 2019

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