Many moms experience frustration or depression over the undesirable changes pregnancy has made to their bodies. In many cases, these changes are permanent unless surgery is done to reverse them.
Are you ready for a mommy makeover? It may be a matter of timing, not age, which determines if you’re ready for this positive life-changing procedure.
What Is a Mommy Makeover?
Working off pregnancy weight can be difficult. If you’ve struggled with diet and exercise without significant results, a mommy makeover may be the answer for you.
A mommy makeover is a surgical procedure that addresses your post-pregnancy body issues. It can be done in a single session, combining procedures like a tummy tuck, breast enhancement and liposuction; or the procedures may be done over a period of time. The process is completely customizable to address your specific body concerns.
A tummy tuck would help remove excess skin and tighten the stretched out abdominal muscles caused by pregnancy. Breast augmentation or a breast lift can also be good options because breastfeeding can leave the breasts sagging or deflated.
When Is the Right Time to Get a Mommy Makeover?
The decision is more about timing and less about age. There is no ideal age to have a mommy makeover, but there are important life factors that you need to consider when deciding when to have the procedure. You should ask yourself:
Am I fully recovered from the pregnancy? Your body takes time to recover from pregnancy. It can take about six months for the breasts to change after breastfeeding. All of these post-pregnancy changes need to occur before considering a mommy makeover.
Am I done having children? It is best to wait until you’re done having children. Future pregnancies can undo the results of your mommy makeover. Weight gain can also affect your results, so it is best to do the procedure when you are at your target weight.
It will take your body several weeks to recover from the surgery, so plan accordingly when deciding when to have a mommy makeover. We recommend you have the support you will need, including help with home chores and childcare.
To learn more about mommy makeovers, contact us for more information or to schedule a consultation. Flannagan Plastic Surgery serves residents of Evansville and Jasper and the surrounding cities in the tri-state area of Indiana, Northern Kentucky and Illinois.