Many women under the age of 30 are increasingly being diagnosed with breast cancer each year. South African stats show that woman living in South Africa are among the highest population of breast cancer patients in the world.
After going through the struggle and painful recovery from breast cancer, women often become depressed and begin to seek a way to make a positive impact on their lives and expand on their families while they can. This often becomes a scary realisation for a young woman that they may never be able to have babies after suffering from breast cancer and may not be able to breastfeed.
But is it safe to breastfeed?
Having a baby after recovering from breast cancer may be tricky, however perfectly possible. It is also possible for a woman in remission to nurse a baby. Although, the affected breast may prove to be more difficult to nurse from. Many cases show that previous survivors are able to breastfeed without complications from both the affected and healthy breast. You may however, experience a few more difficulties in the quantity or even slightly more pain whilst breastfeeding.
Staying Ahead of the Disease
Here at Breastlight South Africa, we follow the strong belief that prevention is always better than cure. Regular check-ups, Mammograms and keeping an eye out for warning signs is always the best way for early breast cancer detection. This not only saves your life but also gives you time to prepare your future as well as the future of your baby.
Breastlight is an early breast cancer and breast abnormality detection device. The device, by affording you an inner view of your breast, allows you to inspect the breast tissue within the comfort of your own home. Pairing this along with regular mammograms and check-ups allows you the opportunity for early breast cancer detection. To find out more or to purchase yours online visit https://www.breastlightsouthafrica.co.za.