If you’ll pardon the pun, getting used to your new additions can be a big adjustment! Sometimes, it can take a while to acclimatize to dressing the change in the size of your bust. Let’s talk about your post-op posture.
When you choose to get breast implants you’re not exactly picking something for a lifetime. If you’ve had your breast implants for a number of years and you’re wondering if you should be exchanging them (changing them for new implants) the answer to this question comes in two parts.
There’s no set ‘lifespan’ for a breast implant. You could live happily and harmoniously with your implants without complications for many many years. There may come a time though when you want something different… like choosing to remove them and not replace them at all!
A self breast exam is an important part of taking care of your body in the fight against breast cancer. When you know what's normal for you, you’ll know what's not normal and you can seek the advice and support from a medical professional at the earliest opportunity.
Even if you’ve not yet got breast implants you might still wonder: if I get implants, when do I have to get them replaced? If you are asking this question you are totally on-track to being well-informed about your breast augmentation!
The most important thing to understand when things go wrong, or you’re left feeling unhappy, is that the best approach is to finding your way to a happy outcome is with a: team approach. That is, you and your surgeon working through it, together.
When is the right time to go bra shopping after your breast augmentation surgery? Out of all the questions I get asked this one is probably asked the most! The honest answer is: it depends on your surgery and your surgeon’s preferences.This isn’t a cop-out answer, promise! Let me explain…
I was totally inspired by Kat sharing her story about growing up with tuberous breasts and her journey to feeling better about her breasts following a breast augmentation. I hope you find Kat’s story inspiring too :)
If you are at a point in your life where kids are a part of your plan but not yet, you may be wondering what the impact of getting breast implants will be on your ability to nurse. In fact, the decision you might be facing is: Do I get breast implants before or after I have kids?
Girl, you wouldn’t be alone if you wondered whether breast implants could end up making you look a bit… fluffy. Breast implants won’t actually be adding a whole lot of extra weight to your body, so you won’t actually be that much heavier.
Most women are totally satisfied with their breast augmentation outcome. Though there are some who are not 100% satisfied following surgery. Usually it’s due to size (too small or too big) or just an unhappiness with the overall aesthetic look of their new breasts.
Exercising in whatever form you choose is something you may be super keen to get back to as soon as you can after your breast augmentation. For me, getting back to my yoga practice was super important! But, I’ll be honest, yoga with large implants can present some… challenges!
Breast implants really are compatible with all sorts of lifestyles… even extreme ones! Worrying that somehow, something you do will ‘pop’ one of your implants is a genuine worry for many women who’ve had a breast augmentation.
If something is too small it can feel like... well, like it doesn't fit right. If you’re still having negative 'too small' feelings about your new boobs even 6 months out, it’s time to reach out to your plastic surgeon.
When you choose to get breast implants at some point you might also face getting them removed. You may choose to end your breast implant journey one day, or you may be exchanging your implants. Either way, you’ll need to get your existing breast implants explanted.
You wouldn't be alone if, after your breast augmentation, you opted for a tattoo underneath your breasts. Whether it'll be your first ever tattoo or not there’s a few things you should know about going under the tattoo artist’s needle after a breast augmentation.