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Caring for small children after Breast augmentation

  • Jenfork
  • NJ
  • 4 years ago

Did anyone have a Breast augmentation and have small children? I have 3 children ages 5, 3 and 1. Is recovery doable with having 3 small children around? I can probably get some help for a few days, but after that I will be on my own. My husband can't take too much time off.

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I did the same thing four weeks ago. I had my husband for the first week. But from the second week, I took care of my 2 year old. As you know, I have to lift him otherwise he gets angry. My breast is still sore. I do not know if it is because of lifting my kid. Anyway, I would say you should wait until the kid is at least 3-4 years old and understands why mom can't not lift him. If you have a helper, it might be great. But I did not want to tell others that I had the surgery. Good Luck.
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I have a 13 month old she is about 20 lbs. I was planning on a BA will this be difficult and how long can I not pick her up for?
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Carlsbad, that is good to know. I'm planning to have BA done in a few months, and my 3 youngest are 1, 4, and 5. (Luckily the 11 yr old is not an issue) LOL Besides not being able to pick them up....what about snuggling and any physical contact w/the new breasts? I know I will be VERY sore for a while...but if someone wants to curl up in your lap and snuggle, is that ok?
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I just had my breast augmentation done 8 days ago today and I have a 9 yr old and a 14 month old. You really only have to worry about the first 3-4 days. Those are the days you will be most sore and not want any children near you (due to your lack of quick response should a child fall/jump on you accidently) As of 2 days ago, my 14 month old daughter has been able to be on my lap and theres no problem at all. Good luck!!!
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I had the same scenerio, I was able to have 1 friend babysit while I had it done, and a husband who helped the other 2 days, and I was able to manage it, good luck. I think the hardest part was not being able to exercise for 6 weeks.
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