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Any younger women out there who have had the surgery?

  • Alessandra433
  • East Lansing, MI
  • 1 year ago

I am 20 years old and i would LOVE to get some feedback from women more my age who haven't had kids yet but went ahead with the procedure! Not that you older ladies aren't extremely helpful, i just want to here the thoughts about the surgery from someone who is about where i'm at in life, and how it effected them. thanks!

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I'm 28. No kids and no plans for any in the near future. I'm glad I did it and I wish I would have done it sooner! I was kind of a late bloomer for some reason though. I was a C at 18 and ballooned up to an F by the time I was 23. So just make sure you're definitely done developing. Also my surgeon told me I should still have a good chance of breast feeding. My general doctor said I should do it while I was still young. Its life changing!
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I'm 24 and I haven't had kids, but I don't ever plan on having them either. I say do it now! I really hope my posture hasn't already been screwed up permanently. I can't wait to be more active after my surgery. Sometimes people say wait until you've had kids so you can breastfeed, but what they don't tell you is that some women with large breasts can't breastfeed at all because it can smother the baby. Also in the meantime, you should double check your bra size: http://bustyresources.wikia.com/wiki/Bra-fitting_method You shoulder grooves shouldn't be *too* bad if you're wearing the right size.
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I had my BR just after my 24th birthday. Young age plays a huge role in recovery. I was almost fully healed at 2 week compared to older women who generally take months to heal. I kept moving and kept the blood flowing and it worked awesome. I did not have any feeling in my nipples before the breast reduction because they were so big. Now, i have tons of feeling, its really amazing. I already have children so i dont know about the breast feeding aspect but as far as feeling and looks go, im so pleased.
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I'm not much older than you! I'm 24 and I just got my br last Tuesday. I don't regret it one bit. I knew I'd want kids one day and was worried about my ability to breastfeed in the future. My PS said that it is still a possibility that I would be able to when the time comes. Also, it hurt my back to think about how big my breasts would get (I was an H cup before surgery) if I didn't get surgery before I had kids. If you have any questions at all, feel free to send me a message!
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thank you so much! im sure as i get futher in the process, all need as much support as i can get.
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Hello! I'm 24 years old, far from being a mom. This surgery changed my life!!! I wish i have done it years ago. I think that when you are young this is the time to do it. If you have questions about the procedure I would love to help you!
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i guess my main question at this point was how you and your family decided to do it. what i mean is, i know i want the surgery and i would like to get it soon, but my mom is a little resistant. she thinks i should wait until i am done with college, but the idea of living with these massive boobs for another 2 years is completely horrifying. she has a smaller chest and i think she just cant understand the position i am in. how were you able to get your family to see things from your point of view?
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It just doesnt make sense... Why should u wait? Your boobs wont be getting small in two years, right? What will a 2 years waiting would do? Trust me, its only getting bigger and worse. My family knew for a long time how much i wanted it but always considre it as a joke until I explained to them how much of a suffer it was to me. Then i went by myself to a consultation and my parents saw how searios i was about the reductaion. This is the time to do it!! Body image is so important for young women, and the back/neck problems will only be worse when you grow older. The only isue for me was maybe not be able to breast feed but i can deal with that. If you wanna do it, do it! Don't wait, you are not doing it for your mom. You do it for yourself
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Im 20 also and hate my breasts. I dont have kids and im not married. My mom was and still is hesitant to the idea of me having a breast reduction. She doesnt think im that "big" to get surgery. One of my breasts is a DD the other a DDD. My mom is like a B cup so she doesn't understand. But she also said she didnt know that my breasts bothered me that much until i went in for my consultation appointment. Afterward she realized that i wasent comfortable with my breasts and she understood that if this is going to make me feel better about myself then it is worth it. However she is still nervous about my surgery, just because it is surgery.(She was a nervous wreck when i got my wisdom teeth out). I havent told my dad yet but i dont plan to until the day before surgery because he wont understand and never will. So if you can explain how they make you feel your family might understand a little better.
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