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Transform your body with a mommy makeover

Transform your body with a mommy makeover

Do you feel that your body has suffered from the effects of pregnancy and motherhood? Pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding can cause significant changes to a woman’s body, including sagging breasts, excess skin and fat in the abdomen area, and stubborn fat deposits that are difficult to remove through diet and exercise.

“Mommy makeovers” have grown in popularity in response to these common concerns. Rather than a single surgical procedure, mommy makeovers combine several procedures in a single surgical session to help restore a woman’s body to its pre-pregnancy state. The surgeries involved can vary based on the patient’s needs, but tummy tucks, liposuction, and breast lift procedures are common in most mommy makeovers. Let’s take a closer look at these three procedures and how they are used in a mommy makeover to help women regain lost confidence and restore the appearance of their bodies.

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Tummy Tuck:

A tummy tuck, also known as abdominoplasty, is a surgical procedure that involves removing excess skin and fat from the abdominal area. This procedure can be very effective at eliminating sagging skin and stretch marks that may have been left behind after pregnancy. A tummy tuck can also help to strengthen the abdominal muscles, which may have been stretched or weakened during pregnancy. The end result of a tummy tuck is a flatter, more toned-looking stomach.

Liposuction:

Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery that is used to remove excess fat from specific areas of the body. This procedure can be particularly effective at removing stubborn pockets of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise. In a mommy makeover, liposuction is often used to target areas like the hips, thighs, and abdomen. By removing excess fat from these areas, liposuction can help to create a more toned and sculpted appearance.

Breast Lift:

A breast lift, also known as a mastopexy, is a surgical procedure that lifts and reshapes sagging breasts. This procedure is often performed on women who have experienced significant changes in breast shape and size due to pregnancy, breastfeeding, or weight loss. During the procedure, the surgeon will make incisions around the areola and down the breast, removing excess skin and reshaping the breast tissue. The nipple and areola are then repositioned to a higher position on the breast, resulting in a firmer, more youthful breast appearance.

Combining Procedures for a Mommy Makeover

A mommy makeover typically involves a combination of two or more of these procedures to achieve a more comprehensive body transformation. Combining procedures can be more efficient and cost-effective, as it allows for a single surgical session and recovery period. However, it is important to note that combining procedures also carries increased risks and a longer recovery time. Patients should discuss the benefits and risks of combining procedures with their surgeon to determine the best course of action for their individual needs.

Recovery and Results

The recovery time for a mommy makeover varies depending on the extent of the procedures performed. Patients should expect to take several weeks off from work and daily activities to allow for proper healing. During the recovery period, patients may experience swelling, bruising, and discomfort. It is important to follow the surgeon’s post-operative instructions carefully to ensure proper healing and minimize the risk of complications.

The results of a mommy makeover can be transformative, restoring a woman’s pre-pregnancy body shape and boosting confidence and self-esteem. However, it is important to note that a mommy makeover is not a substitute for a healthy lifestyle, and patients should continue to maintain a healthy diet and exercise routine to maintain their results over the long term.

Interested in exploring a mommy makeover for yourself? Board-certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Walter Bernacki has extensive experience performing these procedures to achieve amazing results for his patients. Contact our office today to book your consultation and discover if a mommy makeover is right for you!