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How do mothers with surgically enhanced breasts breastfeed?

How do mothers with surgically enhanced breasts breastfeed?

Breast feeding: It is entirely possible to breast feed normally after breast implants. There are some women that have difficulty with breast feeding whether they have had implants or not. There is no way to know if it was the implants that caused the problem. If I have a patient who is concerned about the future possibility of breast feeding, we spend time discussing this concern and then make the decision. ...Read more

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Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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Do women with smaller breasts produce less milk?

Do women with smaller breasts produce less milk?

No: Some of my most successful breastfeeding moms would be classified by some as least likely to suceed if judged by their breast size. One has contributed to the local bank for premi's since her she makes far more than her healty newborn can drink. Motivation, diet and patience will go a long way toward success in this area. (along with a good lactation coach). ...Read more

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Are large nipples and small breasts normal?

Are large nipples and small breasts normal?

Yes: There is no normal. Breast come in a multitude of different beautiful and lovely sizes and shapes. I hope you love yours just the way they are. ...Read more

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Can stopping breast feeding make you have lumpy breasts?

Can stopping breast feeding make you have lumpy breasts?

Yes for short while: Yes it is not uncommon to have lumpy and painful breasts for several days or longer, especially after abrupt weaning.It may be prevented by slow weaning. ...Read more

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Can a woman with breast implants still breastfeed?

Can a woman with breast implants still breastfeed?

Yes but be informed: It is very safe but there are some concerns that I have addressed in the video link below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fybsihrevec&sns=em in fact it has been shown that women with silicone breast implants produce milk with less silicone than formula fed infants. There are other concerns about capsular contracture and ptosis which are discussed in the video. ...Read more

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Can women with inward nipples breastfeed?

Inverted nipples!: They invariably turn outward when the breasts are engorged with milk! it rarely is an issue! ...Read more

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Can there be women with three breasts?

Can there be women with three breasts?

Yes: Supernumerary breasts - accessory breasts- multiple breast syndrome or polymastia can occur. ...Read more

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Do a lot of women with small nipples get breast implants?

Do a lot of women with small nipples get breast implants?

Yes?: If your question is can women with small nipples get implants, then yes they can. There are other options for getting the implants in. ...Read more

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Sleeping with no bra after breast implants?

Sleeping with no bra after breast implants?

Varies by surgeon: Use of bras following breast augmentation vary by surgoen. We typically recommend a light compression bra or camisole type garment with a shelf bra. ...Read more

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Can i get breasts implants with dense nodular breasts?

Can i get breasts implants with dense nodular breasts?

Yes: Dense nodular breast are very common, and do not complicate breast augmentation surgery, especially when the breast implants are placed behind the muscle. Dense breast tissue does make it harder to survey for breast cancer, so getting a mammogram/ultrasound before breast augmentation may be helpful. ...Read more

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Can a woman with breast cancer breast feed?

Can a woman with breast cancer breast feed?

Yes: Prior breast cancer does not Prohibit a woman from breastfeeding, however, the affected breast may not prodice much milk if treated by radiation therapy. Furthermore, any medication that you are taking, including chemotherapy, may be transmitted in the breast milk and should be avoided. ...Read more

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Can a nursing mother with high bilirubin breast feed?

Can a nursing mother with high bilirubin breast feed?

Yes: If you are talking about your infant's high bilirubin level-the answer is yes, you may continue to nurse. Speak with your pediatrician regarding the plan for probable coordination with possible phototherapy for your infant and taking breaks to feed. If your infant is severely ill, a premie, or carring an bilirubin level > 20, your doctor may have other recommendations. ...Read more

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Can regular breast feeding lead to change in size of breasts?

Can regular breast feeding lead to change in size of breasts?

It may or may not: Normally brests get bigger during pregnancy and stay big during breast feeding.Your breasts may or may not return to the way they were before pregnancy and breast feeding.Some wemens breasts may shrink and others may remain large.Or other effects like sagging or staying full depends on weight gain and genetics, age and may be some other unknown factors. ...Read more

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Could regular breast feeding lead to change in size of breasts?

Breasts bigger: Your breast increase in size when you get pregnant so that your breasts can prepare to make milk once you have delivered. After delivery they increase in size even more and they stay large while you are breastfeeding. After you have weaned your baby, your breasts decrease in size and you can often lose a cup size. ...Read more

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Can someone with no breasts get breast implants?

Can someone with no breasts get breast implants?

Yes. : The first step is to see a plastic surgeon for a consultation. During a typical consult. I will discuss all the options and together we will determine a size that is right for you. ...Read more

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Breasts Enlarged (Definition)

increase in size of the breast or breasts would be considered an ...Read more