- Breast Augmentation: Is Breastfeeding Still Possible Post-Op?
I think that a woman has an opportunity to have breast augmentation before or after children. I think it's important to find out if that woman would like to breastfeed, because any incision that you make through the breast, potentially goes through that milk duct tissue, and you want to keep that in mind. An incision underneath the breast, called the inframammary fold, will preserve whatever natural ability you have to nurse.
Breast Augmentation: Is Breastfeeding Still Possible Post-Op?
Dr. Elisa Burgess explains that breast augmentation, when done with special care to preserve the milk ducts, should not interfere with a woman's natural ability to nurse.