Moms truly have superpowers. Not only can their bodies grow and give birth to babies, but they can continue to nourish an entire other human—and often even two. They also know how sweet the rewards can be. It was a rigorous process that required my husbands help every. So every two hours, like clockwork, we would start the process over—for eight days straight. So while I will mourn for what is no longer a journey for us, I will also feel proud.
The following is a list of local complications and adverse outcomes that occur in at least 1 percent of breast implant patients at any time. You may need non-surgical treatments or additional surgeries to treat any of these, and you should discuss any complication and necessary treatment with your doctor. These complications are listed alphabetically, not in order of how often they occur. A complete list of complications, as well as information on rates for those complications can be found in the patient labeling for the approved breast implants, Labeling for Approved Breast Implants. Breast implants are not lifetime devices. The longer you have breast implants, the more likely it is that complications will occur and you will need to have them removed. There is no guarantee that you will have a satisfactory cosmetic outcome from any reoperation.