6 days post-op - Huntsville, AL

After having my little boy my firm, but full...

After having my little boy my firm, but full A's just disappeared! Hoping to look proportioned. My surgery is scheduled in 2 weeks & 1 day! I am so excited, but getting nervous. I have a 5 year old at home, & a wonderful husband who is going to help (he's just not exactly the "nurturing" kind if you know what I mean).

I am a pediatric dental hygienist & I will be returning to work 10 days after surgery. Any tips/advice would be greatly appreciated. I know to most importantly follow my surgeons directions, but it's always nice to hear how other ppl dealt with their surgery.Updated on 7 Dec 2011:So it has finally kicked in that I will be having my surgery soon. I was reviewing all my info last night.. I am going with Natrelle Silicone implants, 360cc, under the muscle, incision in crease.
I am worried they are going to be too big! Weird, I know. Most women are concerned that they won't be big enough; but I am VERY small framed & I'm going for a very natural, proportioned look. I'm also a little nervous about not being able to do much. I am the main person in my household that takes care of EVERYTHING..bills, cleaning, cooking, washing clothes, & getting my son ready for bed & school!
I'm going to try this wk to get everything cleaned & prepared for after my surgery. I still need to get some loose fitting button-up shirts. My dr doesn't recommend using a surgical bra, so for modesty (since I have a 5yr old boy) I'm going to lounge around in some sweat pants & loose shirts.
More updates to come in a few days, closer to surgery time. Also will try to get my pre-op pics up soon.Updated on 22 Dec 2011:I am 6 days post-op & very happy with my results so far! I had concerns about the size we ordered being to large & voiced my opinion to my dr. I dropped to the next size with no problem. The staff and dr were very kind & understanding. The recovery nurse was not quite as chipper & happy, but she was not unkind at all. So far I have had wonderful experience & I am very excited to see my final results after the swelling is gone & my implants settle.
Dr. Yates

4 out of 5 stars Overall rating
4 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
4 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
4 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
4 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
3 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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I am hoping to be a full B. I am barely an A now. I have a very small frame so I am worried about them being "too big" I'm going with 360cc silicone implants. Thank you for the link to that post, it was very helpful. I love hearing everyone's stories so I can be aware & prepared for things that may occur that I wasn't expecting. My biggest fear for now is that my husband isn't going to be able to keep our household running on his own while I'm recovering!
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Returning to work after ten days sounds reasonable for sure. What size are you hoping to get up to?

You might want to check out 10 Things I Wish I'd Known About Breast Augmentation in the BA forum. I hope this helps!

Please do keep us posted on how you're feeling as the big day nears!

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