The breasts change during pregnancy. During the first trimester, breasts begin to enlarge, and slight nipple size and shape changes may occur. As milk ducts continue to develop in the second trimester, the breasts will continue to increase in volume, often necessitating a larger and more supportive bra. By the third trimester, changes in nipple shape and location, and breast volume will reach their height, with breasts often becoming very heavy right before labor.
For mothers who choose to breastfeed, the breasts will retain much of their volume while the baby nurses.
For some women, the breasts return to their original size without any issues after pregnancy and nursing. However, for… Read Full Post