Truth Why Breast Cancer Survivor Posted A "No Breastfeeding Zone" Sign In Her Delivery Room
October 26, 2018 09:53 By Fabiosa
Breastfeeding itself is a quite challenging process and a brand-new thing for a mother. Yet nursing a baby to a breast cancer survivor is even more complicated.
It's okay to breastfeed a baby after breast cancer, but it depends on the treatment a woman had to eliminate a malignant tumor. In the result of a successful one, studies prove that breastfeeding is possible. Some scholars believe that nursing a baby will significantly decrease the risks of cancer reoccurrence.
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Notwithstanding, it's not recommended to breastfeed a kid before surgery. Doing so lowers blood flow to the breasts and makes them smaller (which is helpful for the operation and reduces the risk of infection).
Admittedly, if a nursing mother still passes through hormone therapy (where she takes certain medicaments), she should talk to her doctor since many of hormonal pills enter the breast milk and might affect the baby.
Always go to the healthcare professional to get a piece of advice about weird things rather than asks someone randomly or read unreliable articles on the net. Just address your concerns to your physician, and he/she will acknowledge you about the whole situation.
"No breastfeeding zone"
Meghan Koziel, a breast cancer survivor, posted a photo with a "No Breastfeeding Zone" poster. It was a miracle to give birth to a baby, and now she cares too much about everything detail. Though the real reason lies in aggressive treatments to kill tumor which prevents her from breastfeeding a new-born baby.
NO BREASTFEEDING ZONE.
Though breastfeeding is a very special task,
please be aware before you ask.
Our miracle baby will be formula fed,
and it will not affect her future ahead.
This mommy is a survivor.
Mrs. Koziel made this sign to avoid any intrusive questions, such as "Why don't you want to breastfeed your baby?" She sarcastically wrote about not having 'boobs in the houseeee' while being delighted with having the miracle with her husband.
All survivors who are wanting to be moms, never ever give up hope! Doctors cannot guarantee fertility, but if you think about it... fertility isn’t guaranteed for anyone in life! Miracles happen, and whether you can conceive naturally, through IVF, or adoption... there is ALWAYS a way to become a mom! You just have to find the path and trust in it once it’s found.
Meghan is proud of herself and the whole health history. She's not ashamed of anything and keeps on informing the world about struggles and challenges.
How to exam yourself
Never panic before you address your symptoms and matters with a healthcare professional. But there're some things you need to be aware.
A breastcancer organization can help you to identify the early stage of cancer:
- Look into the mirror with shoulders straight and arms on your hips. If you notice any swelling, rash, bulging on the skin, inverted nipple or it's changed position, bring these sign to the doctor's attention.
- Now, raise your arms and exam the same signs; look at any liquid coming from one of your nipples.
- Lay down, so your breast will be flat, and try to circulate nipples. Cover the entire breast from top to bottom, side to side — from your collarbone to the top of your abdomen, and from your armpit to your cleavage.
- Touch your breasts one more time while you are sitting/standing.
Again, if you feel a lump, don't freak out. Just take all your courage and go to the doctor instantly.
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We sincerely hope that every person will be cured and saved. Never lose the chance to check your health even if you feel fine!