Boobies! - Columbia, SC

I've always been small chested and it was...

I've always been small chested and it was something that bothered me, especially in the summer once bathing suit season rolled around.

After having my first child, I loved the size of my breasts while nursing. But once I was done with that, I was left with 2 breasts that had totally lost their fullness. I was barely filling out my 34A pushup bra :(

After talking to someone who had recently had a breast augmentation, I decided to go for a consult. I was scared to death! And I guess a little embarressed. But after talking with the surgeon, I felt so comfortable and excited! I really felt like he understood what I wanted. I DID NOT want to look like some porn star! I just for once wanted to feel sexy!. He even said if someone can tell I have breast implants then he didn't do his job.

During my pre surgery appt I showed him pictures of my breasts while nursing, bc this was a size I liked. I was a C cup at that time. I'm 5'7" around 135lbs. We decided to go with 350cc Moderate Plus Silicone Implants.

I'm now a month out and I'm very happy. They have dropped nicely and are starting to feel very soft. My left one is still a little sore at times. I had a pain pump, so that made the first 3 days very easy. When I took that out, I did notice more soreness, but nothing like I was afraid it might be. I was able to take 9 days off of work. My husband was home the first week to take care of our little one, which was a big help. For a few days, my nipples were soo sensitive, but that has gotten back to normal. I'm now able to get rid of the sports bra and go buy some nice ones. I'm excited to see how great my breasts look as time goes on!

Had a message, so I thought I might update this....

Had a message, so I thought I might update this. Its now a little over 4 months since my surgery and I am very pleased! They've dropped some more and I think they look great. I had a check up in November and the Doctor said that everything looked good. I had some soreness in my left breast, but he said that is normal and it went away shortly after my visit. It was really soreness, I guess it was more that I just knew it was there. Anyways... saw that Target has their bathing suits out and I'm actually excited to try one on this year!

* It wasn't really soreness,..

* It wasn't really soreness,..
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Thank You!!! They look GREAT!!!!
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Help in NC..... Where did you go????
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Dr. Ram Kalus. His office is in North Charleston. I really liked him!
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They look great!
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Hi there! I think you look great! I just got mine done 4 days ago, the same size and under the muscle also. I have two kids that I also nursed so I really wanted this done and I'm going to share my story soon. I just wanted to tell you thanks for sharing! I hope that mine don't shrink too much as the swelling goes down, yours seem to have kept their perfect size! I can't wait for 3 months from now to see!!
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This might be really late... but my placement is under the muscle. I was really leaning toward saline until I had my consult. The silicone just felt and looked more natural. And todays silicone implants are different then the old ones you hear about.
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You're not too late. I'm having my consult this week! Hooray! Thanks for your reply. :)
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I didn't notice, but, what was the placement, under muscle or over? Also, what made you choose silicon? Did you consider saline? I'm so close to your pre-surgery stats. Thanks for sharing!
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p.s.- they look alot better than they did in that 2 week pic!
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At first I was afraid that 350cc sounded a little too big. But i think it's because I went with the moderate plus that the cc's are a little higher. I am very happy with the way they look. At first it was sorta weird to look at myself with these bigger breasts, but in clothes I think I look totally proportionate. I just saw my sister for the first time last weekend, and she thought they looked great. She actually was thinking that they might be bigger, but she thought they looked really natural. Google Breast Implant Rice Test. You can fill pantyhose with a certain amount of rice (it will tell you how many cups = cc's) and put that in a sports bra. It will give you a good idea of how you will look. Also, I was afraid if I went with 325cc's I might have wished I went larger. I just had might 6 week check up and everything is great. The Dr. said I might lose just a bit more fullnes but not much. I'm really pleased. I don't have to wear a push up bra anymore! Hope that helps you with your questions! Good Luck with your appt!
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Thanks for sharing. We're close in size and I want to follow the progress of women in my range who didn't go really large. I think your size is more than I want for myself, but it's going to be fun to see how yours settle in, and the swelling goes down. Thank you so much for the pic. I have my consult on 11/11/11! Take Care
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I just went to Victoria's Secret yesterday, and I'm a 36C. I have the bras on the 2nd hook. The 34 felt too tight.
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What Bra Size are you now?
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And you're going to have fun swim suit shopping next spring!

Thank you for posting your story and photos here on RealSelf! I know that having and nursing children can do a number on your body and I'm glad you were able to get to a size where you feel good.

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