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Pregnancy changes a woman's body in many ways. Even though having a beautiful baby makes the changes worth it, many women struggle to feel comfortable with their new body, especially their breasts. Breast augmentation can help.
At the Aesthetic Surgery Center of Connecticut, Dr. David Passaretti offers breast augmentation to restore the fullness and shape of the breasts and help mothers regain their confidence. If you would like to find out if breast augmentation after pregnancy is right for you and you live in or around Darien, CT, we welcome you to schedule a consultation with Dr. Passaretti.
The breasts experience many changes after pregnancy, especially when women breastfeed. It's common for the breasts to become larger during pregnancy and breastfeeding. After hormone levels return to normal, baby weight is lost, and breastfeeding stops, the breasts can become deflated and sag.
Breast augmentation can help restore volume to the breasts after pregnancy, making the breasts look more youthful and often times even better than they looked before pregnancy.
Although breast augmentation can make the breasts look fuller and shapelier, it's important to note that it will not significantly lift sagging breasts. Breast lift surgery is better suited for treating sagging breasts and may be combined with augmentation.
Many women want to regain their pre-baby body as soon as possible after pregnancy. Breast augmentation can be performed shortly after pregnancy; however, it's important that women give themselves time to recover before undergoing surgery.
It is often beneficial for women to wait six months or longer after breastfeeding to have breast augmentation. This allows time for hormones to return to pre-pregnancy levels and gives women time to lose baby weight, which can change the size and shape of the breasts.
With that said, the exact amount of time a woman should wait after pregnancy to have breast augmentation is unique to each woman and best decided between her and her doctor.
There are several factors to consider when trying to decide on the timing of breast augmentation after pregnancy. Some of these factors include:
If you are unhappy with the appearance of your breasts after pregnancy, breast augmentation may be right for you. If you live in or around Darien and would like to find out if you're a candidate, please call (203) 656-9999 to schedule a consultation.