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January 06, 2011
There isnít a simple answer to this question. Your daughter may be very uncomfortable doing sports because of her breast size. Or she may be so self-conscious about her breasts that it affects her self-esteem. These are both valid reasons to consider breast reduction surgery.
However, there are risks. These include:
Also, breast reduction surgery may interfere with her ability to breastfeed later when she has children. She may or may not be mature enough to make a decision that could have such lifelong implications.
The best thing to do is talk with your doctor and a plastic surgeon. Then you and your daughter will fully understand everything involved. Together with the doctors you can decide if this is a good idea for your daughter.