How long does a mommy makeover procedure take?
The length of a mommy makeover surgery depends on which procedures will be needed to restore your body to its pre-baby condition. The idea behind a mommy makeover is to have all the procedures you need completed in one surgery, saving you the cost of multiple surgical appointments. Typically, the procedures in a mommy makeover can be completed in four to six hours.
When should I get a mommy makeover?
If you are considering a mommy makeover, the procedure should take place after your childbearing years have come to an end. A mommy makeover will not prevent you from having more children, but getting pregnant again could once again stretch muscles, skin, and tissue, leaving your body in a condition that requires another surgery to restore.
Will there be scars after a mommy makeover?
A mommy makeover can completely restore your body after having children, which requires incisions. A surgeon with extensive expertise and good technique can control scarring and instruct you on to how to minimize the scars so they fade to being almost invisible. With careful incision placement, you should be comfortable wearing even the most revealing clothing.
Do I need all the procedures?
A mommy makeover is tailored to you, only a personal consultation will allow us to advise you of the procedures you will require to restore your pre-baby body. It is your “makeover,” and customized specifically to match your vision.While some mothers are lucky and experience few significant changes the body after pregnancy, it is more common for women to experience some breast sagging or stretching, stretch marks and loose skin, tissue, and fat on the tummy zone, and other body issues they want to resolve. We work closely with you to determine which of the procedures will be needed to achieve your goals.
How long should I wait after giving birth for a mommy makeover?
You can get a mommy makeover after about six months to a year following giving birth. If you are breastfeeding, wait until six months after your baby is no longer nursing. If you’ve gained weight during your pregnancy, the first step is to exercise and diet to lose post-baby weight. Your body may now have stretch marks. Your skin may not have returned to its original position, leaving your once taut, youthful curves appearing loose and sagging. Breastfeeding stresses the breast and skin tissue, and they may have lost their once firm, bouncy, youthful appearance.
Can I get a mommy makeover and still breastfeed?
Yes, it is possible to breastfeed even after breast augmentation, but be aware that the added weight may cause lead to some stretching and sagging, requiring a breast lift in the future, depending your individual level of skin firmness and flexibility. Ideally, mothers should wait six months after breastfeeding their last child before moving forward with a breast augmentation.