Can You Breastfeed After Breast Augmentation?

Plastic Surgery in Weston, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Plantation and Davie, Florida


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If you are currently researching your breast augmentation surgery and plan to get pregnant in the future, you likely want to know about how your breast implants will impact your ability to breastfeed. Many women choose to breastfeed for health reasons or to help develop a nurturing connection with their child, and would not want to put that at risk for the sake of a breast surgery.

The good news is that any sort of complications with breastfeeding resulting from breast augmentation surgery or breast implants are very rare. Most women with breast implants are capable of breastfeeding their children with no issues.

However, instances do exist where the surgery can cause complications for patients after they become mothers. These problems can range from a lack of nipple sensitivity to an accidental or unavoidable severing of the breast milk ducts. You should consult with Dr. Harrell about the risks posed by going through with your breast augmentation. While the risk of complications is low, you can never know for sure whether you will be able to breastfeed until you have your baby.

To learn more about the benefits and potential risks posed by breast implants, contact Dr. Harrell at The Weston Center today! Call us at (954) 526-0066 to set up an initial consultation. Dr. Harrell serves patients in the Miami and Ft. Lauderdale areas.