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How long should you have to wait until you can get breast implants, after having a baby?

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Dr. Barry Press
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Till done nursing...

And until breast size has stabilized, as breasts often "deflate" after pregnancy and nursing.

In brief: Till done nursing...

And until breast size has stabilized, as breasts often "deflate" after pregnancy and nursing.
Dr. Barry Press
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Dr. Sharon Ann Clark
The patient sould be back at a realistic weight and a normal exercise schedule as well. There is a lot of arm work with care of a baby, and she will need help for one month with tasks like puting in car seat, crib, etc.
Dr. Alexander Nein
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 4-6 months

I would recommend you wait 4-6 months after you stop breast feeding.
That way the shape/size of the breasts have stabilized. It makes the results of the surgery much more predictable and enables the surgeon to more closely reach your expectations.

In brief: 4-6 months

I would recommend you wait 4-6 months after you stop breast feeding.
That way the shape/size of the breasts have stabilized. It makes the results of the surgery much more predictable and enables the surgeon to more closely reach your expectations.
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Dr. Stephen Greenberg
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Typically 3 months

We normally say to wait 3 months after having a baby before having any cosmetic surgery procedure.
The body needs time to heal and recover from giving birth.

In brief: Typically 3 months

We normally say to wait 3 months after having a baby before having any cosmetic surgery procedure.
The body needs time to heal and recover from giving birth.
Dr. Stephen Greenberg
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: >4mos after nursing

I usually advise my patients to wait approximately 4 months after completing nursing before considering breast augmentation.
Even then implants may trigger a brief bout of galactorrhea (milk production).

In brief: >4mos after nursing

I usually advise my patients to wait approximately 4 months after completing nursing before considering breast augmentation.
Even then implants may trigger a brief bout of galactorrhea (milk production).
Dr. Otto Placik
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