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Old 02-08-2004, 07:37 AM   #1
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Old 02-08-2004, 10:50 AM   #2
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Re: Post Pregnancy effects on Breasts

Originally Posted by pick_n_pock
"Breastfeeding often gets blamed for the sagging of breasts. Actually, it is pregnancy and not nursing, that affects the shape and size of your breasts. Breastfeeding and gradual weaning make it more likely that fat will be redeposited in your breasts, helping them to regain more of their pre-pregnancy appearance" (Minchin, 1989.)

Would those of you who have been pregnant and breastfed or not say that this is true?
I think it's true because it was during pregnancy that my breasts got bigger, not when I started nursing. After I had my son they did not get any bigger than they were during my pregnancy.


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