If your nipple and areola are still intact to the original breast tissue, there’s a high chance you can nurse. Although, sometimes the nipple is replaced onto a reconstructed breast and nerve damage to the milk ducts can limit a steady milk flow.
Dr. Hughes is a double board-certified surgeon in both general surgery and plastic and reconstructive surgery. He received his plastics and reconstructive surgery training at Duke University, where he trained alongside the country’s leading plastics and reconstructive surgeons.
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