A 48-year-old member asked:
Mastopexy with augmentation is breastfeeding possible?
5 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Possible v probable?: While it may be possible, the probability will likely be related to the severity of the ptosis and techniques/approaches used for the augmentation mastopexy.
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Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: Yes, breastfeeding is possible.
There is an inherent risk of losing this ability with this procedure. The percentage risks varies from paper to paper and has been reported from 2-20%.
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Specializes in Plastic Surgery
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Plastic Surgery 18 years experience
Most can: Breast implants can reduce your chances of being able to breastfeed by about 15-20%. Studies have been done that have shown no silicone being passed into the breast milk in women with silicone gel implants. Mastopexy does carry a higher rate of inability to breastfeed than augmentation.
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Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
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Last updated Mar 8, 2014
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