Having problems, still breastfeeding at 11 months!

Caroline - posted on 06/13/2012 ( 2 moms have responded )

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i am still breastfeeding my 11 month old son, he enjoys bf, but i have 1 left breast that is big and the right side is really smaller than the left, i dont know y its like this, he does prefer the l side, i hate the fact its smaller n wonderered if i could do anything to get it back to the left side, i dont like letting my fiancee see my breasts as they look really funny one big n 1 small, i change my tops like every few hours cos i feel awkward n i feel it looks like ppl can tell the sizes of my breasts. dont get my wrong i love breastfeeding my son its perfect, he is eating proper food too but always wants me after bless him.... anyone have any advice for me plesase thanks :)

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Celeste - posted on 06/13/2012

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Yup, it's pretty normal. I haven't nursed in about a year and my breasts are still lopsided (I recently got fitted for a bra).

Lori - posted on 06/13/2012

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Being lopsided is quite normal. Especially if your LO prefers one side over the other. Other than encouraging your son to nurse more on the right side, or pumping some on that side there isn't much you can do about size. And even with nursing/pumping more on that size it may not increase in size.

I remember when I first started nursing only one side at a time, I'd feel so lopsided. One time the right side was smaller, next time the left.

I know you feel self conscious about the size difference, but chances are your fiancee doesn't much care... as long as he gets to see them! :)

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