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    Yes, but don’t fret—they won’t stay that way forever. Dr. Ventura explains, “During breastfeeding, the lactation ducts become engorged in order to provide milk for the baby. When milk is no longer needed, the breast goes through a process called involution. The tissues inside the breast will become smaller. However, the skin surrounding it might not shrink, the breasts will look empty and therefore sag. In time, this may improve when fat is re-deposited into the breast area.”

    SOURCE:

    • Maria Christina Ventura, M.D., D.P.P.S., pediatrician, Marikina Valley Medical Center; diplomate, Philippine Pediatrics Society

    Photography by Jun Pinzon

     

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