When Can I Lift my Kids After Breast Augmentation?

Ater have breast augmentation when would I be able to lift my baby and toddler?

Doctor Answers (3)

Lifting Kids After Breast Augmentation

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You'll probably want to wait for at least 6 weeks before lifting your children. However, please listen to your surgeon. They may have different advice.


Toronto Plastic Surgeon
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Lifting breast implant augmentation lifting restrictions

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All surgeons may have different recommendations depending on the over or over muscle placement. Your best bet is to ask your surgeon but I generally advise a minimum of 2 weeks with good body mechanics when lifting.

Otto Joseph Placik, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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Lifting after Breast Augmentation

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When you can lift after Breast Augmentation varies somewhat by the technique used. If the implants are submuscular, you will have moderate discomfort and difficulty lifting for one to several weeks. If the implant is over the muscle, my personal choice for most people, you can lift almost immediately, though there will be some soreness.
 

Robert T. Buchanan, MD
Highlands Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 4 reviews

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