Becoming a mother is a beautiful thing. Pregnancy and nursing, however, can have a detrimental effect on your body. Even months or years later, many women are left with breasts they’re unhappy with. Breast enhancement, such as a breast lift (mastopexy), is an ideal way to restore a more youthful appearance. If you’re concerned about your ability to breastfeed after surgery, you shouldn’t be.
Most women are able to breastfeed after breast lift or augmentation procedures. According to ASAPS experts, about 85% of women shouldn’t have trouble breastfeeding as a result of the procedure. That being said, no two patients are the same. Whether or not you will be able to can depend on a variety of factors that aren’t necessarily even related to your specific surgery. Let’s take a look.