A 44-year-old member asked:
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Does breastfeeding your child stretch your breasts out, making the hang more?

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Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes, it may: The milk stretches out the support ligaments which don't always return to their original size.
Answered on Apr 22, 2012

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