After breastfeeding her two children for 18 months each, the supermodel decided to discreetly go under the knife to correct what she felt were smaller, uneven breasts than she had pre-baby. All I wanted was for them to be even and for people to stop commenting on it. But in her memoir, Lessons: My Path to a Meaningful Life , the supermodel said she instantly regretted the move. The actress has gone natural! Gilbert also had her implants removed because she worried about them leaking as she got older.
Breast augmentation is one of the best ways to enhance appearance and self-esteem. But there are other things to consider as well. Is it safe to nurse when you them? Can you use a breast pump to supplement if needed? To answer these questions, we must first examine the different types of implants and how they affect nursing.
L ast year I made the decision to have a breast augmentation. I don't regret it for a minute; a year on and I've only just stopped looking down my top and smiling at this new cleavage thing I'd heard so much about. But along with my two lovely new protrusions an undercurrent of feminist guilt has surfaced.
Abby is a cute blonde nurse in her mids. Tanned, thin, and heavily eyelinered, she is a walking billboard for the benefits of plastic surgery. Like a scene from the Stepford Wives, all of the women working in the office have pointy, petite faces, shiny hair, and round, perfect breasts — I wonder if they got them for free. I'm sitting in the exam room, waiting for one of the best doctors in America to feel me up. Abby taps her nails on the counter.