Any time you operate on the breast there is a chance for the inability to breastfeed. Generally about 20 to 25 percent of women who undergo a breast procedure will have to supplement breast milk with formula.
Q: Can I breastfeed after a breast lift, augmentation or reduction?
What our experts say:
I don’t think we’ve ever had a patient who said they couldn’t breast feed at all. In some cases, the amount they were able to breastfeed was reduced but they were still able to do it.
Beverly Hills, California