Breastfeeding less likely after implants?

But the authors caution that the issue has not been well-researched and many “unknowns” remain, including whether failure to breastfeed is due to tissue damage from the surgery or reduced capacity to lactate.

A meta-analysis of three studies involving a total of 350 women found that among women who breastfed, those who had cosmetic implants were 40% less likely to exclusively breastfeed than those who had not had breast enhancement.

The authors, from the University of Sydney’s