Do piercing holes stretch during pregnancy?
Although they’ll stretch a bit during pregnancy, they won’t likely stretch to the extent of causing significant leaking later. Some women put in a larger guage to open the entrance and exit incisions a little for the specific purpose of aiding breastfeeding. If I take the jewelry out for the whole time I breastfeed, how long before the piercings close over? It’s really a unique thing, dependent mostly on time and personal traits of healing. One woman I know got her nipples pierced and just a few weeks later, she got pregnant with her first child. She took the jewelry out after giving birth, which was about a month too early. Hers healed over. Is there leakage? I had some milk seep out the sides of my nipple, but it was kind of funny, not a problem. Every body is different. The nipple has many ducts and holes for the milk to come out and unless there is a lot of keloid scarring in the nipple, it will probably be fine. With some women, leakage is present, other times it’s not much of a b