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How Long After DDD Breast Reduction Can I Lift My Child?

I am 36DDD and considering a BR. I have 2 kids (1 = 6 years and 2nd = 20 months). How long will it be before i will be able to lift my 2nd kid? 20... READ MORE

Had Breast Reduction Surgery 7 Wks Ago and Am Having Quite a Bit of Pain when Raising Arms Above Head?

Had breastf reduction surgery 7 weeks ago and am having quite a bit of pain when fully raising my arms above my head. I was very flexible with this... READ MORE

What Harm Am I Causing by Lifting Heavy Items After Breast Reduction?

Breast reduction post op 1wk 4 days. Instructed by MD not to lift 5lbs or greater for 6 wks. I've ready made a habit in picking & pulling items... READ MORE

Restrictions on Lifting Objects After Breast Reduction and Liposuction?

Had Breast Reduction & Lipo Suction May 31st. I was told to miss 2 weeks of work. Well, @ my 2 week appt they said I cant lift over 20lbs for 2... READ MORE

Breast Reduction- Will I Be Able to Care for an 18 Month Old 7-10 Days Post Op? (photo)

Hoping to go from a 36 DD/DDD to C cup this winter. I believe I meet our insurance requirements (including having seen a chiro for almost 3 years now)... READ MORE

Having Breast Reduction and Work in a Child Care, How Long Off-Work?

Kids 6 Months to 5 Yrs . How long should I be out of work ? My days are filled with bending, lifting, carrying, running, and kids at times plowing... READ MORE

Have Implants That Are Way Larger Than Asked What?

I got implants over five years ago because of two different sized breasts. I wanted them to be even but the doctor made them huge! From a D to a G! I... READ MORE

I am 3 weeks post op from my breast reduction, is this normal healing? (Photo)

I wondered if specific movement will delay healing? Will it delay my recovery or lifting restrictions? My plastic surgeon told me that other than... READ MORE

23 and still not sure what can be done to my boobs. Reduction or lift? (Photo)

I have a consult set for November 11th to talk about a breast reduction. Im a 34D but from every thing I've been reading, that may be too small for a... READ MORE

7 weeks post op Breast Reduction. How long before I can do heavy lifting for work?

I am 50 years old and I had my reduction this past July 11th so it's been about 7 weeks. I have a job that requires heavy lifting up to 50lbs and I... READ MORE

What is a good option for a 23 yr old woman with F Cup breasts who want firmer and more lifted breasts? (Photo)

Hi. I'm 23 yrs old and I have F cup breasts that are uneven, flat and droop so far that I cannot see the nipples. I have been larger bested since... READ MORE

Could I have possibly ripped the surgical tape and stitches lifting my arms up? (photos)

I had a bilateral breast reduction and lift yesterday morning, I had the anchor incision, and I got drainage tubes. My surgeon wrapped me in an ace... READ MORE

I am a server. How long after a breast reduction until I can go back to work?

I am a server at a fine dining restaurant. I don't necessarily lift heavy things, but I do carry trays that I will stack plates or drinks on. If I... READ MORE

When will I be able to hold my 20 pound toddler after bilateral axillary breast tissue removal? (Photo)

I've gotten conflicting answers from various surgeons from 7 days to 3 weeks. This is a big difference for a mom! READ MORE

I have 9 month baby and I have been taking care of him 4 days after my reduction. I have no help, will this effect my breasts?

I have been lifting him up and down carrying him around I have been feeling clots in different spots of my breasts and I recently starting bleeding I... READ MORE

How long will it be after my breast reduction procedure before I can lift my 20lb toddler?

I have set the surgery date and now reality kicks in. How long must I wait after my procedure before I am able to do basic lifting of my 20lb toddler? READ MORE

How soon after surgery are you "normal?"

By normal I mean lifting things, walking around, moving/twisting as much as you were pre-op READ MORE

Is it safe to lift luggage when I'm travelling 8 weeks after breast reduction surgery?

Is flying 8 weeks after surgery ok? I will be travelling alone, flight only 4.5 hours, staying in North America. I am more concerned with lifting... READ MORE

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