Breastfeeding and Breast Implants in Phoenix

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We want you to get the most out of your consultation. If at all possible, it is best to make arrangements for small children to stay home rather than having them join us for your appointments.

If you are considering breast augmentation but have not ruled out future pregnancies, you may wonder how breast implants will impact breastfeeding. During your breast enlargement consultation with one of our Phoenix plastic surgeons, it is important that you discuss your future plans for pregnancy. There are certain steps our surgeons can take to ensure your breast implants do not interfere with breastfeeding.

Breast Implant Options

Two things can impact breastfeeding following breast enlargement: Implant placement and incision location. However, both of these things can be customized to minimize potential interference with breastfeeding.

If you plan on breastfeeding with breast implants, our surgeons may recommend:

  • Inframammary or transaxillary incisions – these options eliminate the risk of reduced nipple sensitivity
  • Submuscular implant placement – this option is much less likely to compress milk ducts

Most women do not experience any difficulties breastfeeding after breast enlargement surgery. Our surgeons will take every care to provide you with the breast implant options that are best suited to reach your aesthetic goals without interfering with your physical needs.

If you live in or around Scottsdale or Phoenix, Arizona and would like more information about your breast enlargement options, please contact Gawley Plastic Surgery to schedule an initial consultation.