Do Implants Prevent Women From Breastfeeding?

Cutting a nerve accidently during a breast augmentation surgery could also result in the nipple become overly sensitive, said Neifert, which would also make breast feeding difficult no matter how much milk the woman is able to produce.

Myth or Fact: Implants Can Leak Into Baby's Milk

Another common misperception women have about implants and breastfeeding is the potential for the implant to leak and potentially contaminate the breast milk.

According to Greenberg, these worries have been set aside in the past decade, since the inner-workings of implants have been reformulated and tested.

Of the two available implants on the market – saline and silicone – neither presents a risk of leaking, he said.

Greenberg said that implants now made out of memory gel or cohesive gel don't leak and instead stick together.

"People are concerned that their kids will be drinking silicone," said Greenberg, who says that silicone implants, because they appear to be more natural, make up 80 percent of his surgeries. "But there are no worries whatsoever about leaking free silicone and having the child exposed."

Even so, Labbock still warns of the risk that comes with any sort of surgery.

"With any surgery, there is always a risk of compromise so if someone is 100 percent sure they want to breastfeed they may what about think about that before they proceed," said Labbok.

"If you really want to breast feed, why mess?"

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