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Mastopexy with augmentation is breastfeeding possible?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Daniel Careaga
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Daniel Careaga
Dr. Daniel Careaga
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Dr. Dennis Dass
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Yes

Breast augmentation with mastopexy does not usually affect the ability to breastfeed.
Discuss your concerns with your plastic surgeon. http://www.dassmd.com/breast-augmentation/index.html.

In brief: Yes

Breast augmentation with mastopexy does not usually affect the ability to breastfeed.
Discuss your concerns with your plastic surgeon. http://www.dassmd.com/breast-augmentation/index.html.
Dr. Dennis Dass
Dr. Dennis Dass
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Dr. Tom Pousti
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Breast Feeding

Yes, breast feeding is possible after breast surgery.
With any type of breast surgery, there is a potential risk of not being able to breast feed afterwards. Talk to your surgeon and see what can be done to reduce the risks.

In brief: Breast Feeding

Yes, breast feeding is possible after breast surgery.
With any type of breast surgery, there is a potential risk of not being able to breast feed afterwards. Talk to your surgeon and see what can be done to reduce the risks.
Dr. Tom Pousti
Dr. Tom Pousti
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Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: 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%.

In brief: 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%.
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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