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Breast reduction while breast feeding

Do you have to wait until the childstops breast feeding?

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Tsmith424

Asked by Tsmith424 at 1:46 AM on Oct. 14, 2009 in Health

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  • Would be best. After all, it is surgery on the area in question. And the ducts could be severed.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 2:21 AM on Oct. 14, 2009

  • I would not only wait until you're done breastfeeding this child, but until you're done having children. It could affect your future ability to breastfeed. If you DO have it done and plan to have more children, make SURE the surgeon knows that.
    Arisce

    Answer by Arisce at 12:24 PM on Oct. 14, 2009

  • Yes. The milk ducts are often damaged during breast surgeries
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 12:26 PM on Oct. 14, 2009

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