How Long Should I Wait After Breastfeeding Before I Undergo a Breast Lift?
- Asked by amandan in columbus, oh
- 4 years ago
Wait 3 Months After Nursing
3 months is a good minmal time to wait to allow the breasts to recover from the effects of the hormones of pregnancy and nursing.
Breast lift after breastfeeding
Once you're done breastfeeding, it takes your breasts a few months to settle into their new shape and position. I would wait at least 3 months to have a breast lift done.
Waiting period after breastfeeding before breast lift
It is usually best to complete breastfeeding fully and wait at least an additional 3 to 6 months before undergoing any breast lift procedure. This will ensure that your results will not be affected by changes in breast shape and volume after lactation is complete.
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Wait until lactation is complete before having any aesthetic breast surgery.
Finish breast feeding and allow the milk to dry up before proceeding with breast lift surgery. The breasts will be of stable size and the position and size of the areola will be established. The volume that remains will be stable and the decision to use an implant concurrently can be made intelligently.
Wait 4 to 6 months after breast-feeding before receiving breast surgery
Congratulations on your new baby! As you have noticed, pregnancy and breast-feeding can have very significant changes on the woman's body and breasts. It is very common for women to receive breast surgery after she is completed her breast-feeding. To ensure a safe and long-lasting results, it is best to wait at least 4 to 6 months after you have stopped breast-feeding before considering breast surgery. This way, you will not have milk within your breast tissue that may interfere with the healing process. The effects of your pricing hormones will also be removed so that you will see the final results of your body after your pregnancy.
Breast lift after breast feeding
I believe most surgeons, including myself, would consider you a good candidate for a breast lift 6 months following your breastfeeding. This time period gives your breasts time to recuperate from the engorgement that occurs with breastfeeding and results in a more accurate representation of your true breast size, shape and condition.
Breast feeding and lift
I prefer that patients wait a good 6 months before undergoing any breast surgery after completing breast feeding. This also means that your weight is stable and the swelling of the breasts have subsided.
Breast lift (mastopexy) after preganancy and lactation
In my practice, we typically prefer to wait about 3-4 months after cessation of nursing AND achieving a stable weight to allow for satisfactory contraction of the breast skin to allow a more accurate measurements and prediction of the results
Web reference: http://www.bodysculptor.com/lift.
Breast Lift Surgery after Breast Feeding
Breast feeding and lactation may artificially increase breast volume and dimensions because of the hormonal response of the breast parenchyma during that period. Most surgeons would recommend waiting 6 months after breast feeding before performing breast contouring surgery.
Waiting after breastfeeding for breast lift
The idea is that we do not want to operate on a breast that is still decreasing in size for the best results, we want the breast size and shape to reach a stable state. While different numbers are thrown about, most women reach that point approximately 4-6 months after stopping breast feeding.
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