The mommy makeover is a collection of cosmetic procedures intended for women after childbirth. What makes these procedures interesting is the fact that they will be custom-tailored for each woman; meaning that according to each patient’s needs, there will be different procedures recommended by the plastic surgeon. For instance, during pregnancy, for all women breasts get to their maximum size and the belly enlarges to host the baby to grow. However, for some women, there will be stretch marks on the breasts while in another this condition leaves no marks but may result in sagging skin.
Why does somebody choose a mommy makeover?
Unfortunately, pregnancy and giving birth leave some permanent changes on a woman’s body. These unpleasant changes sometimes discourage some women to get pregnant, worrying about these unpleasant changes such as stretch marks, C-section marks (due to cesarean section) and sagging breasts due to breastfeeding, etc.
The good news is that mommy makeover plastic surgery has found its way in many women’s life to give them peace of mind on this issue. Mommy makeover procedures reassure women that they can happily get pregnant, give birth to their beloved child, and still have their ideal body.
What does a mommy makeover include?
Pregnancy and childbirth mostly affect the breasts and abdomen. Therefore, mommy makeover would mostly target these areas to give a woman a better appearance and in general, a contoured body. Thus, the most common plastic surgeries and non-surgical treatments in a mommy makeover procedure would be:
- Breast augmentation or reduction
- Breast lifting
- Belly surgery (liposuction and tummy tuck)
- Nymphoplasty (vaginal narrowing), in case of a natural birth
- Buttock rebalancing (augmentation and lifting)
- Dermatological treatments: treatment of stretch and C-section marks
- Botox injections for the face and neck
Considering the simple fact that each woman’s body is different from the other, one may choose as many as one to all the procedures mentioned above. Normally women opt for a basic mommy makeover package that includes: a type of breast surgery, liposuction, and tummy tuck. These three procedures will be combined on one single surgical intervention, which is highly efficient, as it requires only one schedule, post-operative care, and anesthesia.