Dec 14, 2015 · While this happens to every breastfeeding mom in some capacity, there’s quite a difference for us small boobed moms. Because our breasts are on the smaller side of Author: M. Esther Sherman. Most of the time, breastfeeding with small breasts isn't an issue. However, on a rare occasion, small breasts could indicate a problem. If the breasts do not show any growth at all during pregnancy or the first week postpartum, it could mean that there is insufficient glandular tissue (hypoplastic breasts), a true low milk supply, or lactation failure.
Dec 15, 2016 · Some people are under the false allusion that women with small breasts can't breastfeed. Breast size has nothing to do with a woman's ability to breastfeed. Small Breasts and Breastfeeding Size has absolutely nothing to do with the ability to breastfeed! No matter what the size or shape of your breasts, the ability to produce breast milk lies in the presence of breast tissue. Women with large breasts, often have the same amount of breast tissue “milk-producing cells" as smaller breasted women.
Is it true that moms with small breasts produce less milk? By The BabyCenter Editorial Team. No. When it comes to breastfeeding, bigger isn't better. Breast size is irrelevant. The size of a woman's breasts is mostly determined by how much fatty tissue they contain. I always planned to nurse my babies, but I secretly worried that I wouldn’t have enough milk because of my breast size. They did get a bit bigger during my pregnancy (AA to B cup), but it seemed impossible that my small breasts would be able to produce enough milk to feed a baby.. It was a big relief to me to discover that despite my breasts being small, they worked just fine when it came to Author: Anne Smith, IBCLC.